News from the Field
Katie Neal knows her way around a solar electric system.
Hung Nguyen and his family are finally catching a break. After months of electricity bills exceeding $400, they can now look forward to solar savings thanks to their new PV system installed by Union Bank employee volunteers.
The Chippewa Cree Tribe, Stone Child College, and GRID Alternatives partner to install six 3.5 kW solar PV systems on three duplexes in Box Elder, Montana.
Professional free-climber Alex Honnold helps install solar for a Sacramento family.
Enphase volunteers finish installing the tenth and final solar electric system at the Mt. Burdell Habitat for Humanity development in Novato, California.
Colorado Governor Hicklenlooper attends the Colorado Community Solarthon, where volunteers and job trainees installed a rooftop community solar array on a municipal building to offset bills for qualifying customers of Fort Collins Utilities.
During the first two weeks of October, GRID Alternatives completed its first project in Nepal, bringing power to a community that is still rebuilding after last year’s earthquakes. GRID Alternatives’ International Program volunteer Ryan Berglas reflects on his experience.
During the first two weeks of October, GRID Alternatives completed its first project in Nepal, bringing power to a community that is still rebuilding after last year’s earthquakes. GRID’s International Program Director Jenean Smith writes about her experience.
Watch our new powerful short film about solar’s potential to transform disadvantaged communities by lowering energy costs, providing pathways to employment and reducing pollution.
GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic recently hosted its first Troops to Solar build in Virginia! GRID Alternatives and HeroHomes teamed up to save money for a veteran family with equipment and system design donated by Standard Solar. The installation was completed by veteran and active duty military job trainees, as part of GRID’s Troops to Solar initiative, supported by Wells Fargo.