Women in Solar Initiative

GRID Alternatives is leading a National Women in Solar Initiative, in partnership with SunEdison, to bring more women into the solar industry and support them in their professional advancement. Solar jobs are growing by 20% a year, and women’s voices, talents and leadership are needed more than ever to build a strong and sustainable industry. Join us!

Get on the roof

A great first step for women interested in solar is to volunteer with GRID Alternatives and get hands-on installation experience while giving back to your community. No experience necessary – we’ll teach you everything you need to know. Learn more at www.gridalternatives.org/volunteer or click here to sign up today.


Become a team leader

GRID Alternatives’ Team Leader Program gives women who want to take it to the next level the chance to gain more skills, develop their leadership potential, and access solar job opportunities. Visit our Team Leader page or contact your local volunteer coordinator to learn more.


Participate in a women’s build

“We Build” events are women-only installations where you’ll get to network with your peers while getting hands-on with solar. Join one of our events or organize your own team. Contact your local office to learn more.


Tune into our webinar series

We’re hosting a webinar series featuring panel discussions with women in all parts of the solar industry. Watch our last webinar on sales and marketing careers. Our next webinar, women in solar research and development, will be November 5. Stay tuned for registration info and get on our email list to learn about upcoming events.


Join the GRID Alternatives team

Our SolarCorps Fellowships offer opportunities for highly motivated and enthusiastic people to join GRID Alternatives for a one-year term in service to their community.  Fellows will gain valuable experience in the solar and non-profit industry to help launch their career while making significant contributions to GRID Alternatives and the broader community. Visit our jobs page for openings.


Join the "We Give" Circle

The "We Give" circle brings together women who believe in the power of renewable energy to change lives and communities. The circle fosters connections between women in solar and related fields and enhances women’s presence and voice in the solar industry. Join us: invest time, talent and treasure to catalyze the advancement of women both working in and benefitting from renewable energy. Click here to give $2,500 or more to become a member or contact Cassie Gruenstein at cgruenstein@gridalternatives.org for more information. 

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