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.
When Rex Sauls talks about solar, his eyes light up like a kid in
For many kids across the Inland Empire, summer vacation is finally here!
GRID IE has been educating homeowners about energy efficiency and conservation since day one. From our first touch point with the homeowner to our annual survey, homeowners are reminded to turn off lights, unplug appliances, seal leaks, adjust thermostats, etc. to conserve energy and further save on their bills.
GRID Alternatives Completes Largest Solar Deployment for Affordable Homes: Partnership between Palm Desert, Non-profit and HOA brings solar power to 84 families in the Desert Rose community
City officials, homeowners and other partners and dignitaries joined GRID on Tuesday, May 20 to celebrate the completion of the 246 kW project, which represents the largest solar deployment in a single affordable housing community through California’s SASH program.
We're joining President Obama and over 300 other companies, organizations and public agencies in making major new commitments to deploy renewable energy. In support of the Obama administration’s national renewable energy goals, we're committing to help install 100 MW of solar power on affordable single-family and multifamily homes across the country by 2024.
As an elderly woman living in the Coachella Valley, Kathleen was struggling to make ends meet. Summers, where temperatures are well above 100, were a constant worry because she had to save money throughout the year just to pay her electric bill.
GRID Alternatives Inland Empire has launched a new program geared toward educating and engaging local youth in renewable energy.