Dozens of college students across the country are giving up their spring breaks to help install solar panels for low-to-moderate income families.
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Estudiantes universitarios unieron fuerzas y están ayudando a familias de bajos recursos en Los Ángeles, para que puedan recibir el beneficio de la energía solar.
College students from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are spending their spring breaks in Los Angeles installing solar panels for low-income families across the Southland.
Hundreds of southern California families can cut energy costs through a free solar energy program. For Jose Valtierra and his family, saving money is a priority.
Al mes en la casa de los Menjivar, donde viven 11 personas, se gasta alrededor de $125 dólares por consumo de energía eléctrica, pero en los próximos meses el recibo de la luz empezará a llegar tan bajo como los $20 dólares. La dramática reducción en el ‘bill' será gracias a los paneles solares que recientemente le instalaron de manera gratuita.
TV coverage of GRID Alternatives Greater Los Angeles' Women in Power installation. Top female executives and female job trainees from the Los Angeles Conservation Corps volunteered to install a solar power system for the Menjivar family, a family of 11 spanning three-generations residing in South Los Angeles. The Menjivar’s 4.16 kW solar system will result in approximately $1,360 in energy cost savings in the first year, and nearly $40,000 over its 30-year life.