News from the Field
GRID’s multifamily solar program is taking off!
In October, GRID partnered with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory to provide solar training to five Indian tribes.
Thanks to support from our longtime partner Wells Fargo, GRID is now operating in ten states, tribal communities nationally, and in Nicaragua and Nepal, and pioneering new models for delivering solar to underserved communities across the globe.
When Shivam Desai, a junior studying physics at Santa Clara University, first heard about GRID Alternatives from his professor, he was intrigued by its multifaceted strategy to address social justice and environmental justice issues at the same time.
The holidays came early for three California families this year. Over the past month, three teams of SunPower employee volunteers came out to install solar for families in Richmond, Salinas, and Hawaiian Gardens, kicking off a renewed partnership with GRID.
A Colorado county’s unwavering vision to reclaim a local brownfield and turn it into a “greenfield” is coming to fruition this month, with the completion of a community solar array that will harness renewable energy and help the local community for decades to come.
Eight new SolarCorps Fellows are getting to work across California this fall thanks to GRID’s renewed partnership with Pacific Gas and Electric.
Katie Neal knows her way around a solar electric system.
Hung Nguyen and his family are finally catching a break. After months of electricity bills exceeding $400, they can now look forward to solar savings thanks to their new PV system installed by Union Bank employee volunteers.
The Chippewa Cree Tribe, Stone Child College, and GRID Alternatives partner to install six 3.5 kW solar PV systems on three duplexes in Box Elder, Montana.