GRID Alternatives Bay Area leads teams of volunteers and job trainees to install solar electric systems for low-income families from Santa Clara to Sonoma County, providing families with needed savings and giving Bay Area workers hands-on experience to help them find jobs in the green-tech economy. Additionally, the North Coast Tribal Satellite Office serves rural and tribal members in Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino, and upper Sonoma counties. Be a part of the clean energy transition- become a client, volunteer or make a donation today!
From a rooftop in sunny California, a Breaking Energy writer learns about the need for a national solar policy targeting low-income families.
What nonprofit asks low-income people to don hard hats and safety harnesses and scramble up on roofs? GRID Alternatives does.
GRID Alternatives opened a satellite office to serve clients in the Ukiah area, thanks to a grant from an anonymous donor.
GRID Alternatives works to make renewable energy technology and job training accessible to everyone. Events such as our annual solar job fair in partnership with PG&E bring real work opportunities to those who need them most.
GRID Alternatives has installed over 1,000 solar systems for low-income Bay Area homeowners. In addition to needed savings for the families, these systems spare the air an estimated 80,000 tons of harmful greenhouse gas emissions!