Job Fairs

GRID Alternatives' Solar Job Fairs

Though our workforce development initiatives, we are increasing diversity in the solar industry and helping connect people that need good jobs with solar companies that need good people. We're excited to present job fairs in cities across the country!

JOBSEEKERS: Meet face-to-face with top industry employers to start your solar career or take it the next level. 

EMPLOYERS: Get in front of hundreds of talented jobseekers! Meet, interview, and hire diverse and talented job seekers. 


August 16, 2018 - Inland Empire Solar Career Fair - Colton, CA

September 26, 2018 - Solar Power International Solar Job Fair - Anaheim, CA

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Interconnection 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 6:00pm
The City Club, San Francisco

This unique annual fundraising event brings together policymakers, industry leaders, renewable energy thought leaders and supporters of GRID Alternatives for celebration, networking and engagement with GRID's work. The event includes a Sponsors’ Reception and sit-down dinner, with tables reserved for your guests. Join the fun and show your commitment to a successful clean energy transition that includes everyone.

Sponsorships Available Now!

Signature Event | Solarthon

Solarthon 2018

Solarthon is GRID Alternatives' flagship community installation event, a fundraiser and solar block party that brings together people from all walks of life - individual fundraisers, corporate sponsors, job trainees, community leaders and the homeowners themselves - to install multiple solar PV systems in one community. 

Want to sponsor a team at Solarthon? Contact

August 21, 2018 | 6:30pm
Sierra Club Oakland
Energy Access Forum

Join Energy Access Forum and Sierra Club on Tuesday, August 21 for a stimulating panel discussion on Energy Access Work in Conflict Areas moderated by Jenean Smith, Director of International Programs at GRID Alternatives. Our expert panel includes:

  • Daniel Kammen, Professor of Energy at UC Berkeley

  • Tim Willink, Director of Tribal Program at GRID Alternatives

  • Alyssa Newman, Program Manager, Supply Chain Sustainability in Conflict Minerals at Google (invited)

The event will be hosted at the Sierra Club in downtown Oakland from 6:30 - 9:00 pm. Tickets are just $20 and include drinks and light refreshments. Space is limited so get your tickets now!