EmPower Silicon Valley Short-Film Competition

Our climate is changing and our communities are responding. By working together, we can make our region a better place to live for everyone. We need your stories and ideas to energize positive change.

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Youth Climate Perspectives

In Spring 2021, Silicon Valley Clean Energy invited high school students to share their stories and solutions to climate change for $20,000 in scholarship awards. Check out the winning short films below!

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Gwyn Azar, Cupertino High School

Brendan Pan and Andy Bae
 Cupertino High School

Shreya Nepak, Fremont High School

Michelle Ngo, Daphne Tran, Philip Yang, and Alex Dan
Milpitas High School

Honorable Mention Awards

A Look into Droughts & Wildfires

Simon Cha, Prospect High School

The Tiny Spark

Lemo Sekiguchi, Los Altos High School

Growing Pains

Pranay Tiru, Lynbrook High School

Turning an AC Solar to Save Energy

Ian Singer, Homestead High School