Powered by Silicon Valley Clean Energy
Your car is being charged by Silicon Valley Clean Energy’s (SVCE) carbon-free electricity sourced from wind, solar, hydropower and other renewable sources. SVCE is the community-owned electricity provider for 13 communities in Santa Clara County.
By choosing to drive with clean electricity, you are making an impact by reducing local air pollution and helping fight climate change.
Funding for Innovation
SVCE uses its unique position as a local energy provider to engage and support the innovation ecosystem in addressing key technical, market and policy barriers to taking necessary steps to fight climate change in our service territory and beyond. We fund all kinds of new technologies and approaches – read about all of our efforts here.
SVCE has funded several pilots that have installed EV chargers in our community to test innovative support for our customers.
Testing a direct installation business model for low-power, low-cost charging at low- and moderate-income multifamily housing to pave the way for more installations in this sector. Chargers have been installed at:
-Park Plaza Apartments, Mountain View
Ecology Action Pilot
Testing a business model for low-power, low-cost charging at low- and moderate-income multifamily housing to pave the way for more installations in this sector. Chargers are located at:
Discover more ways you can take meaningful action to make an impact
Charge Your Car at Home with Clean Energy
As a customer of SVCE, you can charge with carbon-free electricity at home too! Looking to add home charging to your EV charging repertoire? Shop home chargers on the EV Assistant.
The EV Assistant can also help you shop and compare other EV models in case you, or someone you know are considering another EV.
Get Gas Out of Your House
You are already making a difference by driving an electric car. Now, go even further by powering your home appliances with carbon-free electricity.
At first glance, they may not seem as cool as your EV, but electric appliances such as heat pump water heaters, space heating and cooling, induction cooking and more can make a huge impact by improving the air quality in your home and reducing local carbon emissions.