Imagine if we in the Bay Area could generate more renewable energy than we use, sequester more carbon than we emit, and use only the water we have locally, all by the year 2050? Sustainable Silicon Valley believes that with Silicon Valley’s ingenuity
If we are to reach our carbon neutral goals, the development of Palo Alto’s EcoDistricts will be the tool by which we facilitate community-level engagement in sustainability initiatives, identify existing community resources and opportunities; lever
A five leaf (house) rating system that will become a feature of property search engines such a domain.com and realestate.com. This feature will be viewable along with other information about a rental property and will become a search feature. In addi
The suggested model creates an opportunity for individuals and communities to earn money, gives flexibility to the consumers to buy only as much energy as he might require and ensures availability of energy for everybody all the time.
To execute the
A new pilot program will be tested in select suburban cities with current solar customers that allows them to come together as catalysts of change in the movement towards clean renewable energy. Current solar owners will be invited to an appreciation
The community sign up to share errand running. Working on a roster all signed up members do the whole communities errands in one go, rather than everyone doing their own.
This gives a two short/medium term objectives and one longer term objective:
Imagine a world where energy is generated and transmitted by solar panels that are embedded onto existing roadways.
This concept builds upon existent solar roadway projects and involves development of solar roads that power non essential power nee
The idea is a multi-stakeholders seeks to bring together individual and Civil Society Organizations from all key players that are leading to innovative solutions in the communities, by provide a collaboration platform for deploying the good ideas on
Heeding rural women and youth engaged with vulnerable actvities to gain self autonomy by hosting of rural expert trainings aiming to a solution of streamlining a likely breakthrough from locality limitation in geographic mobility and freedom to info
Our idea envisions a platform aiming to shape the available information on Renewable Energy Community projects and put together interested parties.
The goal is to propitiate the disruption of the actual energy model and work towards community-ba
This idea would be be based on a website with the same concept than kickstarter.
The idea is that anybody can give money to support the building of a wind generator or a solar panel farm, and then get money back from the production of this unit!
The idea is to give rewards to individuals and organisations in the form of:
1. Annual Awards for those who have helped to reduce, generate and store renewable energy the most within that year.
2. Project Funding for the few top winners who would l
You are an electricity producing company and you receive thousands of letters/packages to your HQ, social media pressure, media buzz and so on.
They are all asking your company, in a polite, non-aggresive and pro-dialogue way, that your company c
Wind and solar power are now so cheap in many regions that sometimes what’s holding renewables back isn’t cost: it’s communication. We propose encouraging the key players—the community, utility, and renewable power plant—to work with each other to ma
New idea in cooperation with P2P here:
The idea is create a platform where the most developed communities in clean energy can be the Clean Energy Angels of other less developed
Let's correct a big mistake in China's biogas investment and implementation. Let's work with China, either the government, the big meat producers, or local households, to plan, invest, and work wisely with renewables.
The Cool City Challenge is a bottom-up organizing strategy to bring cities to deep carbon reduction, starting at the block level.
Enroll 3 cities in 3 years to recruit 25% of households to reduce their carbon footprint by 25%
Do you think nuclear power is "bad," like nuclear bombs? Opposition to nuclear power is a legacy of the 70's anti-war movements. Now we know that the threat from climate change is far worse than the risks from existing nuclear power plants. Deaths