“Groups of women are kind of the best when it comes to getting things done efficiently and effectively,” said Nicole Steele. We Build is an all-women’s solar installation. part of GRID Alternatives’ national Women in Solar Program, working to build a diverse, equitable, and inclusive solar industry. Read More >
GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic joined Constellation Energy and The National Energy Education (NEED) Project to educate a group of high school students from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School about possible job opportunities in the clean energy field. Read More >
An affordable senior living center just received 77 kW of solar on its roof, thanks to a partnership between Constellation, St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center (St. Ambrose), and GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic. Read More >
Thanks to solar, 94 tenants living in the Parkchester Apartments in Southeast D.C. will soon have fully renovated units, new energy efficient appliances, and a new community space. These renovations are possible because of a new 118 kW solar system. Read More >
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) volunteers joined GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic staff for a 3.4 kW solar installation on Baltimore homeowner Wade Watkins’ home. Read More >
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. Read More >
In honor of International Women’s Day, we sat down with three talented GRID women, Serena, Rozina, and Sienia, and asked them a little bit about themselves. Read More >
GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic kicked-off our Solar Futures program this month at Phelps Architecture, Construction, and Engineering High School. Solar Futures is a national GRID program working to provide opportunities to K-14 students to learn more about solar power and illuminate career pathways in the booming solar industry. Read More >
Champagne, gifts, flowers, and party favors - that’s how most people picture a bridal shower. Instead, Leslie imagined hardhats, harnesses, ladders, and power tools. Leslie and her bridesmaids participated in GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic’s new Solar Champions program, raising money for GRID to install a solar system that will save a DC homeowner approximately $700 a year, and prevent about 100 tons of greenhouse gas emissions from entering the atmosphere. Read More >
After opening our doors in January 2015, GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic has come a long way! On December 20th 2016, we wrapped up the year by installing our 100th solar system in the Mid-Atlantic region. Read More >