News: Solar Break

Spring is in the air bringing nature to its prime and gifting us with bountiful sunshine, green landscapes and Spring Break! This spring, seven college students from Duke University traveled over 2,500 miles to help install a solar system for a low-income family and learn about renewable energy with GRID Alternatives.
Genesha Burton, a pre-law student from Michigan State University, sh
Nine University of North Carolina Chapel Hill students braved the cold during an unconventional Spring Break and volunteered for a week with GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic (GRID), installing solar on a multi-family apartment complex in Southeast DC.
For many renters on limited incomes, access to solar - and it’
Students from fifteen schools across the country will spend their upcoming spring breaks installing solar for low-income families and getting hands-on workforce training in the solar industry as part of our Solar Spring Break program.
When Shivam Desai, a junior studying physics at Santa Clara University, first heard about GRID Alternatives from his professor, he was intrigued by its multifaceted strategy to address social justice and environmental justice issues at the same time.
November is a time of giving thanks and GRID Alternatives Central Coast would like to take the opportunity to highlight one of our premier supporters, BHE Renewables. BHE Renewables owns Topaz Solar Farms in the Carrisa Plains (San Luis Obispo County) and have been a wonderful supporter in our local community. Their contributions to GRID Alternatives have helped advance our Workforce Development initiatives on the Central Coast and placed a number of job trainees directly in solar jobs.
For Eddie, welcoming the GRID Colorado team and volunteers to his home in Boulder for the installation of his solar system was like welcoming family.
GRID Alternatives Greater Los Angeles is excited to have partnered with University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill for the second year in a row to help low income homeowners gain access to solar.

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