GRID Alternatives' vision is a successful transition to clean, renewable energy that includes everyone. Our mission is to make renewable energy technology and job training accessible to underserved communities.

News From the Field

Legislators, administration officials and community groups gathered at a live GRID solar installation in Sacramento to highlight the state’s partnership with GRID to expand... Read more ›
In San Francisco last week, nearly 300 people came out to help us celebrate another incredible year making solar power and solar job training accessible to people who need it... Read more ›
What do basketball star Bill Walton, twenty NRG Home Solar employees, and a baker in San Francisco have in common? The question might sound like the lead-in to a joke, but... Read more ›
In her own words, Rhonda Rhoque, a GLA volunteer, shares her story of transitioning into a career in solar. Read more ›
San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood, named for the sweeping views of the San Francisco Bay from its hilltop perch, was once one of the city’s most polluted. Today, with 130... Read more ›
It takes two hours on foot, up a long dirt path, to reach the community of El Guayo, Nicaragua from the main road, following a three-hour bus-ride from the capital, Managua... Read more ›
Cassie is just one hundreds of Veterans who have walked through GRID Alternatives’ training doors to continue serving their communities here at home. This year several of our... Read more ›
Last month, GRID Alternatives joined representatives of housing organizations, foundations, finance companies and solar companies from around the country for a White House... Read more ›
SunEdison and GRID Alternatives announced an expanded partnership through RISE, a new national initiative to build a more inclusive solar workforce and connect an industry... Read more ›
On a sunny Friday morning, five job trainees from the Center for Employment Training (CET) arrived at the home of Rosalina Torres in California’s Salinas Valley to get some... Read more ›