Jun
19
2:30 PM14:30

Free Drop-In "Energy Clinic" for Sunnyvale residents

Sunnyvale residents: Do you have questions about how to reduce your energy waste and understand your electricity bill? Attend a free Drop-In Energy Clinic and get your questions answered.

Bring your PG&E bill and your PG&E username and password (if you have one). While you're there, register for Green@Home and be entered in a drawing to win a free Nest Learning Thermostat!

More Information

View Event →
Jun
16
2:30 PM14:30

Free Drop-In "Energy Clinic" for Sunnyvale residents

Sunnyvale residents: Do you have questions about how to reduce your energy waste and understand your electricity bill? Attend a free Drop-In Energy Clinic and get your questions answered.

Bring your PG&E bill and your PG&E username and password (if you have one). While you're there, register for Green@Home and be entered in a drawing to win a free Nest Learning Thermostat!

More Information

View Event →
Jun
2
9:30 AM09:30

Free Drop-In "Energy Clinic" for Sunnyvale residents

Sunnyvale residents: Do you have questions about how to reduce your energy waste and understand your electricity bill? Attend a free Drop-In Energy Clinic and get your questions answered.

Bring your PG&E bill and your PG&E username and password (if you have one). While you're there, register for Green@Home and be entered in a drawing to win a free Nest Learning Thermostat!

More Information

View Event →
May
23
2:30 PM14:30

Free Drop-In "Energy Clinic" for Sunnyvale residents

Sunnyvale residents: Do you have questions about how to reduce your energy waste and understand your electricity bill? Attend a free Drop-In Energy Clinic and get your questions answered.

Bring your PG&E bill and your PG&E username and password (if you have one). While you're there, register for Green@Home and be entered in a drawing to win a free Nest Learning Thermostat!

More Information

View Event →
May
23
12:00 PM12:00

Electric Vehicle Learn-at-Lunch Webinar: Everything You Need to "Go EV"

Are you ready to electrify your ride? We’ll show you how! In this workshop, you’ll gain the knowledge and tools needed to confidently purchase an electric vehicle for your next car. Topics include: the benefits of EVs versus gas-powered cars, government rebates for "going EV," charging basics and battery range, leasing versus buying, current makes/models available, and what's in store for the future – all rolled into one action-packed hour!

Register here*
*After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

View Event →
Apr
19
6:00 PM18:00

Party for the Planet 2018

  • Oshman Family Jewish Community Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for the 2018 Party for the Planet honoring Dave Pine, San Mateo County Supervisor, for his service and leadership in the areas of environmental protection and social inclusion.

Tickets on sale now. Click here to purchase.
Early bird price through March 26 – $200 per person

For information, call: (650) 962-9876 x308 or email: membership@acterra.org

Click here for more Information

View Event →
Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

Earth Day EV Ride & Drive

  • 2100 Geng Road Palo Alto, CA, 94303 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come take a spin in an all-electric vehicle in honor of Earth Day! Acterra will be giving FREE EV demo rides in a variety of makes/models as part of Palo Alto's Earth Day festival on April 14 from 10 am - 1 pm. No RSVP is necessary, just make your way to the parking lot at 1900 Geng Road. EV owners will also be on hand to answer your questions about living the EV lifestyle. Check out as many makes/models as you can - the earth will thank you!

What: Earth Day EV Ride & Drive
When: Saturday, April 14; 10 am – 1 pm
Where: 2100 Geng Rd, Palo Alto

More info

View Event →
Apr
11
7:30 PM19:30

Spring Lecture Series

How Climate Change Affects the Health of Our Oceans

Kristy Kroeker, PhD, will speak on the ecological effects of climate change on the oceans and the vital role oceans play in mitigating impacts.

Kristy Kroeker is assistant professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz.   She holds a PhD in Biological Sciences from Stanford University and a BS in Marine Biology from UC Santa Cruz. Kristy has worked with organizations like the World Bank and the Nature Conservancy, briefed Congress on the potential effects of ocean acidification and helped plan for climate adaptation for the Central California Marine Sanctuaries. Kristy manages the Kroeker Lab at UC Santa Cruz, which conducts research on environmental change in marine communities.

Register here

View Event →
Mar
29
1:00 PM13:00

Green@Home Sunnyvale Workshop

  • Sunnyvale Senior Center - Laurel Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Green@Home is a FREE program to help Sunnyvale residents save energy. Sponsored by the City of Sunnyvale and offered by Acterra, a local non-profit, Green@Home helps residents save money and reduce their environmental impact.

Come find out more at this educational workshop.

So we know how many people to plan for, please register here.
For more information, click here.

View Event →
Mar
28
6:30 PM18:30

Electric Vehicle Workshop

Want to love the planet AND your car? We’ll show you how!

FREE Electric Vehicle Workshop – Everything You Need to Know to “Go EV”

 Come learn about:
• The benefits of EVs versus gas-powered cars
• Government rebates (up to $12,000) for “going EV”
• Battery range and charging basics
• Leasing versus buying
• Current makes/models and what’s in store for the future!

 6:30 pm EV owners will display their vehicles and answer questions about EV ownership
7-8:30 pm Workshop and Q&A

 RSVP

View Event →
Mar
21
7:30 PM19:30

Spring Lecture Series

A Conversation with Gil Friend, Chief Sustainability Officer for the City of Palo Alto

Gil Friend, chief sustainability officer for the City of Palo Alto, will speak on Palo Alto's Sustainability and Climate Action Plan (S-CAP) and where progress can still be made despite the federal administration's climate and environmental policies. He’ll also share his views on cities around the world that are leading the way to address climate change. Gil Friend was a named one of the 10 leading sustainability voices in the U.S. by the Guardian. He is the author of The Truth About Green Business.

Register here.

View Event →
Mar
14
5:45 PM17:45

Community Meeting: Sea level rise in South Bay towns

COME JOIN US FOR OUR FIRST COMMUNITY MEETING!

Join us for this free event and meet the Field Operations Team! Come learn about how climate change and sea level rise are affecting the South Bay communities and share your ideas about designing a more sustainable and resilient future.

As part of the Resilient By Design Bay Area Challenge, The Field Operations Team is working with the varied communities in the South Bay and Silicon Valley to shape a vibrant and living framework for adaptation in the face of climate change and sea level rise, envisioning a future where nature and technology work together to improve the resiliency of our cities and towns, our social fabric and our collective health and well-being.

#southbaytowns #southbaysponge #resilientbydesign

FREE EVENT. OPEN TO ALL AGES . REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED

Click here for more information

View Event →
Feb
27
7:00 PM19:00

Green@Home Sunnyvale Workshop

  • Columbia Middle School, Staff Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Green@Home is a FREE program to help Sunnyvale residents save energy. Sponsored by the City of Sunnyvale and offered by Acterra, a local non-profit, Green@Home helps residents save money and reduce their environmental impact.

Come find out more at this educational workshop.

So we know how many people to plan for, please register here.
For more information, click here.

View Event →
Feb
8
7:30 PM19:30

Spring Lecture Series: Dr. Noah Diffenbaugh

  • Lucie Stern Community Center, Community Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

SOLD OUT

How We Know It Was Climate Change: Connecting Extreme Weather Events with Global Warming

Dr. Noah Diffenbaugh is the Kara J Foundation Professor and Kimmelman Family Senior Fellow at Stanford University. He studies the climate system, including the processes by which climate change could impact agriculture, water resources, and human health.

Click here to see Dr. Diffenbaugh's recent op-ed in the New York Times.

View Event →
Jan
24
1:00 PM13:00

Green@Home Sunnyvale Workshop

Green@Home is a FREE program to help Sunnyvale residents save energy. Sponsored by the City of Sunnyvale and offered by Acterra, a local non-profit, Green@Home helps residents save money and reduce their environmental impact.

Come find out more at this educational workshop.

So we know how many people to plan for, please register here.
For more information, click here.

View Event →
Dec
6
7:00 PM19:00

Green@Home Sunnyvale Workshop

Green@Home is a FREE program to help Sunnyvale residents save energy. Sponsored by the City of Sunnyvale and offered by Acterra, a local non-profit, Green@Home helps residents save money and reduce their environmental impact.

Come find out more at this educational workshop.

For more information, click here.

View Event →
Nov
30
7:00 PM19:00

FREE Electric Vehicle Workshop – Everything You Need to Know to “Go EV”

6:30 pm   EV owners will display their vehicles and answer questions about EV ownership
7-8:30 pm    Workshop and Q&A

Come learn about:
The benefits of EVs versus gas-powered cars
Government rebates (up to $12,000) for "going EV"
Battery range and charging basics
Leasing versus buying
Current makes/models and what's in store for the future!

RSVP here

This event is made possible by support from Peninsula Clean Energy and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

View Event →
Nov
14
7:00 PM19:00

Green@Home Sunnyvale Workshop

Green@Home is a FREE program to help Sunnyvale residents save energy. Sponsored by the City of Sunnyvale and offered by Acterra, a local non-profit, Green@Home helps residents save money and reduce their environmental impact.

Come find out more at this educational workshop.

For more information, click here.

View Event →
Oct
21
9:00 AM09:00

Kavanaugh Neighborhood Revitalization Block Party and Street Fair

  • Kavanaugh Drive East Palo Alto, CA, 94303 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join CanopyActerraGRID AlternativesHabitat for Humanity and East Palo Alto residents to plant trees, implement home energy savings, install solar electric systems and make home repairs for neighbors in need, remove chain-link fences and perform a Kavanaugh neighborhood cleanup.

For more information, click here.

View Event →
Oct
16
7:00 PM19:00

Green@Home Sunnyvale Workshop

Green@Home is a FREE program to help Sunnyvale residents save energy. Sponsored by the City of Sunnyvale and offered by Acterra, a local non-profit, Green@Home helps residents save money and reduce their environmental impact.

Come find out more at this educational workshop.

For more information, click here.

View Event →
Sep
17
1:00 PM13:00

Ride, Drive & Be Green: A National Drive Electric Week Celebration

Please park on Elwell Court.

RSVP here
Pre-registration is not mandatory, but appreciated!

Test drive an electric vehicle during National Drive Electric Week! This is your chance to view and drive several models all at once, without having to visit multiple dealers. Vehicles scheduled to participate: BMWi3, Chevy Bolt, Chevy Volt, Fiat 500e, Ford Focus EV, Honda Clarity EV, Kia Soul EV, Nissan Leaf, Tesla S, and the VW eGolf.

Find your perfect EV match on September 17!

View Event →