GRID Alternatives is a nonprofit organization that brings the benefits of solar technology to communities that would not otherwise have access, providing needed savings for families, preparing workers for jobs in the fast-growing solar industry, and helping clean our environment.

News From the Field

Between the four sacred mountains of the Navajo Nation the land and sky stretch vast and wild. Here, in Bird Springs Arizona, GRID Alternatives' Tribal Program staff... Read more ›
The first in her family to graduate high school, Kaly Moore is taking her solar career by storm through GRID Alternatives’ SolarCorps program. Read more ›
Thanks to everyone who came by our booth at SPI 2014 and told their GRID story! We had thousands of visitors over the three-day conference in Las Vegas, and 100+ GRID fans... Read more ›
Three volunteer teams came out for the U.S. Green Building Council's Green Apple Day of Service in El Monte, CA. Check out a short, fun video of volunteers from Vons grocery... Read more ›
Clay Chism and Bilal Qassem are from different parts of the world that are no strangers to conflict. But these two sure know that the key word in team leader is “team”. Their... Read more ›
GRID Alternatives Greater Los Angeles (GLA) held its first all-women solar installation of the year. Under the leadership of GLA’s Team Leaders Ilana Feingold and Vivi... Read more ›
GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic landed on the map “not with a whisper, but with a bang, a big bang,” as District of Columbia Housing Authority Director Adrianne Todman put it... Read more ›
We're launching our Solar Affordable Housing Program in the Mid-Atlantic region! The EPA's Gina McCarthy, HUD’s Julian Castro, & White House officials came out to... Read more ›
Here in Shannon County, South Dakota, poverty is endemic, perpetuated by substandard housing and lack of economic infrastructure. In the Pine Ridge reservation and... Read more ›
GRID volunteer Wendy Campa writes about her first days on the job with SolarCity. She is the first female installer in her local SolarCity office. Read more ›