News from the Field
Here in Shannon County, South Dakota, poverty is endemic, perpetuated by substandard housing and lack of economic infrastructure. In the Pine Ridge reservation and surrounding communities, a growing population of Native youth struggles with uncertain opportunity. Tribal and community leaders are facing these obstacles down by embarking on a path of sustainable community development that embraces cultural values and self-determination.
GRID volunteer Wendy Campa writes about her first days on the job with SolarCity. She is the first female installer in her local SolarCity office.
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) staff spend a lot of time
On Saturday, June 28th, GRID Alternatives Central Valley kicked off its participation in GRID's National Women in Solar Initiative with an all-women’s crew providing installation expertise. On this crew were six extraordinary women from the surrounding area that helped install solar on a Habitat for Humanity home located in Clovis, California.
“When Hurricane Sandy hit I was at home finishing up dinner.
GRID Alternatives hosted a Women in Solar panel discussion during Intersolar North America on the challenge of integrating more women into an industry that has been dominated by men.
We interviewed Veteran Nathan Edwards about his experience with GRID
We're celebrating a renewal and expansion of our partnership with SunPower including a large-scale donation of high-efficiency solar panels for our work with low-income homeowners.
All last week, Certified B Corps around Colorado, the United States and the world came together to give back to their local communities as part of a global “Be the Change in our Communities” effort.
U.S. EPA administrator Gina McCarthy visited a GRID Alternatives installation in Long Beach, CA to learn about our work, meet a low-income homeowner benefiting from solar and talk with job trainees about their solar futures.