GRID Alternatives installed a 3.6kW solar electric system for Javier and Martha Ayala with the help of Wells Fargo volunteers as part of the Greater Los Angeles Solarthon event at a new Habitat for Humanity development in Lynwood on November 5th, 2011.
Jose Damian is a cancer survivor, one of our amazing homeowners who is full of life and determination to make the best out of what life has given him.
Elmer Rankin is a seventy-year-old Navy Veteran who served on a Nuclear Submarine from 1958 to 1962. He has lived in Sun City, California for the past 14 years. Elmer is disabled and is living with congestive heart failure and prostate cancer and undergoing chemotherapy.
With the help of our volunteers and solar construction staff we installed our first system for the Metzger family in Chico on October 29th 2011.
Oneida Branch is known to her community as "Mother Branch", where for decades she has run an informal community food bank from her home.
Three years ago, Steven lost his eyesight and soon after lost his career. GRID Alternatives worked with Steven to install a solar electric system for his home, helping him keep his expenses manageable while living on a part-time income and disability assistance.
Lawrence Jackson worked with GRID Alternatives to install solar panels on his home, not just to lower his bills but also "to help the environment - I want to be be part of the solution, not part of the problem."
A father of five, Eduardo Huerta was out of work for 13 months due to a car accident. Today he's aiming for a new career in solar.
Donna Levey was a foster mother until she adopted Dolan and Dylan, two special-needs children whose medical conditions require at least three loads of laundry every day, seven days a week.