CA to Expand On-site Water Recycling Regulations

On April 4th Senator Scott Wiener’s onsite water reuse bill SB 966 was passed unanimously by the Environmental Quality Committee. SSV’s Water Team was pleased a variety of their suggestions to further enhance the bill were incorporated as amendments, including several carve-outs for low risk, high impact systems and safeguards for existing systems. SSV’s Sr. […]

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Navigating Bay Area Water: Learn About Intel’s Goals to Restore 100% of their Water to Communities and Watersheds

On May 31st 2018, Sustainable Silicon Valley will host its 5th water event – Navigating Bay Area Water: Emerging Technology Solutions. This event will bring together 150 water leaders who will focus on transformative technologies and creative policy solutions to enhance Bay Area’s water resilience in the future.   Emerging water technology and policy solutions […]

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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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SunWork volunteers

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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Intesolar-Show Floor -means Healthy Storage and Solar Industry

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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