By investing in a clean energy future, we can help improve important quality of life needs,” said Raquel González, Silicon Valley market president, Bank of America.
San Jose, CA (PRWEB)
October 02, 2017
Prospect Silicon Valley announced the continued support from key sustainability strategic partner, Bank of America. Their support allows for the advancement of cleantech innovation and initiatives focusing on economic development and underserved communities.
In its eighth year of support for ProspectSV (and its former Bay Area Climate Collaborative program) Bank of America has helped to accelerate regional programs that yield clean energy solutions. One such program is InnovateNetZero, a project that deploys new technologies to retrofit a low-income multi-family apartment building in San Francisco into a Zero Net Energy building. ProspectSV is also collaborating with the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) on their Vehicle-to-Grid pilot that integrates electric buses and grid services to the VTA service area, including underserved communities. It is through these programs that ProspectSV has been able to increase economic development in sustainability.
As a cleantech incubator, Prospect Silicon Valley mentors a variety of clients in the mobility, energy and built environment sectors. The nonprofit organization works closely with startups to offer commercialization support ranging from pilot programs to exclusive networking opportunities. ProspectSV also organizes an annual Innovation & Impact Symposium which brings together leaders from the corporate, government, public, and research communities to discuss the current trends of the industry.
“Through partnerships like ours with ProspectSV, we are working to accelerate the transition to a lower-carbon economy. By investing in a…