The Cano family of Greenfield built their own home from the ground up through CHISPA, a local affordable housing organization serving low-income families. Now they are powering it from the sun. Learn More »
The photovoltaic systems installed during the 2012 Central Coast Solarthon are expected to prevent 557 tons of carbon emissions over their lifetime. That's the equivalent of taking 100 cars off the... Learn More »
Frank Walters was on the Central Coast Office’s first install, and now he can proudly say that he “placed the first of nine million panels at Topaz Solar Farm,” a 550 MW solar project under... Learn More »
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!
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Central Coast Office
2900 El Camino Real Atascadero, CA 93422 firstname.lastname@example.org
Regional Director, Construction & Project Development Justin Hitchcock
Individual Volunteering Tori Degen
Donations and Corporate Sponsorships Barbara Wunschbwunsch@gridalternatives.org
News From the Field
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On April 18 th and 19 th Cal Poly’s Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) joined GRID Alternatives Central Coast to install solar for two...
GRID Alternatives Central Coast wants to thank all of our supporters who attended the 45 th annual Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival! Our crew headed...