Newsletter August 2016

BlockFest, Carbon Workshop -Nancy Pfund Keynote Speaker, Support for SB 32 Download Full PDF [iframe src=”https://www.sustainablesv.org/wp-content/uploads/nlbkp/nl-yymmdd-pdf/nl160823.pdf” width=”100%” height=”1000px”] Download Full PDF […]

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Blockfest: Community & Sustainability Services

By Bruce Naegel, August 2016 — Every year, EHP (Ecumenical Hunger Program) (1) holds their annual Blockfest community party, and this year’s event took place on Saturday, August 13. Blockfest showcases organizations providing community and sustainability services to East Palo Alto residents. Community services include legal services, the YMCA, affordable senior housing, and voter registration. The setup […]

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Blockfest Preview & Photos of EHP’s Energy-Efficient Upgrades

By Année Tousseau, August 2016 —  Sustainable Silicon Valley’s Net Positive Communities team has been working with Ecumenical Hunger Program to help them become more energy-efficient. Thanks to a grant from Mitsubishi and technical expertise from SunWork, EHP’s East Palo Alto campus got a makeover with solar panels and a cool roof. Learn more details via our blog post here. Here’re […]

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SSV Joins Northern California Facilities Expo — A Fall Event

By Neelanjana Gautam, August 2016 — Sustainable Silicon Valley joins the Northern California Facilities Expo, a 2-day event being held from September 21 to September 22, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA. The event facilitates an opportunity to experience first-hand a number of innovative Silicon Valley technologies and exhibits on energy-efficiency […]

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A Healthy Energy Storage and Solar Industry

By Bruce Naegel, August 2016 — One part of the Sustainable Silicon Valley Bay Area Net Positive vision for 2050 is to generate more electricity than we use. To minimize greenhouse gases, all electricity will need to be generated by renewable means (Wind, Water, and Solar). That means the energy storage and solar industry needs […]

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