Central Coast

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

GRID Alternatives Central Coast leads teams of volunteers and job trainees to install solar electric systems for low-income families in the Central Coast area from Santa Barbara to Santa Cruz, providing families with needed savings and giving Central Coast workers hands-on experience to help them find jobs in the green-tech economy. Be a part of the clean energy transition- become a client, volunteer or make a donation today!

Regional News

We're joining President Obama and over 300 other companies, organizations and public agencies in... Read more ›
From March 2nd to the 7th, seven amazing students from the University of Vermont brought with them... Read more ›
It’s a brand new year! We at GRID Alternatives Central Coast are happy to welcome 2014, which marks... Read more ›
Our future is determined in large part by the choices we make every day both large and small. If... Read more ›
Recently, two solar companies reached out to Volunteer Coordinators throughout GRID letting us know... Read more ›
Solarpermit.org makes it easier for solar contractors, including GRID Alternatives, to navigate... Read more ›
Two important partners came together to bring new light to a small corner of San Luis Obispo on... Read more ›
35 incoming Cal Poly students joined us in Los Osos as part of their "Week of Welcome" activities... Read more ›

Programmatic Partners

Every GRID Alternatives project is a community project. Homeowners, volunteers, local organizations and businesses, corporations and municipalities as well as generous donors all pitch in to get the job done. To explore partnership opportunities with GRID Alternatives, contact Anna Lisa Lukes at alukes@gridalternatives.org

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