Pasadena Partnership

GRID Alternatives is partnering with the City of Pasadena to install money-saving solar electric systems for qualifying low-income homeowners at little or no cost to the homeowners themselves. 


Why go solar?

Solar power has multiple benefits for families living with low or fixed incomes. In addition to saving you money every month on electricity bills and protecting you from rising electricity prices, rooftop solar is a clean energy source that contributes to cleaner air for all our communities. It is also a reliable technology with no moving parts that requires little maintenance and lasts 25 years or more.


Qualifications

To qualify for GRID Alternatives' Solar Affordable Housing Program in Pasadena, your annual income must be at or below 80% Area Median Income for Los Angeles County, based on the number of people that live in your household. 

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Annual Income Limit

$47,850 $54,650 $61,500 $68,300 $73,800 $79,250 $84,700 $90,200

 

Think you might qualify? Contact us at gvarela@gridalternatives.org, or (310)-735-9788.


Application process

If after the pre-screen, you seem to qualify, the application process is as follows:

1. GRID Alternatives will set up a meeting to discuss the details of the program, help you complete an application, and answer any questions. Along with the application, you will need to submit:

  • Copy of previous year's federal income tax return
  • Copy of most recent electricity bill
  • Proof of homeownership

2. If your application is approved, GRID Alternatives will schedule a construction visit to determine if the roof, sunlight exposure and house direction are suitable for a PV-solar installation. If the site is appropriate and you decide to proceed with the solar installation, a system will be designed for your home.

3. GRID Alternatives will schedule the installation, either with our in-house team and a group of volunteers or job trainees, or with one of our highly qualified subcontractors. After the system installation is complete, the system must be inspected and the utility interconnected before the system becomes operational.

4. You start saving energy and money using your new solar electric system!

The entire process will be explained in detail when you speak with a GRID Alternatives representative. Contact us today at gvarela@gridalternatives.org or (310)-735-9788.

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