Environmental Justice

On her first day installing solar, Solar Works DC trainee Lillian explains why she chose to enter the solar industry.
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Colorado's RES incentivizes utility companies to source energy from renewables.
June 19th is known as “Juneteenth,” also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day. Juneteenth commemorates the abolition of slavery in the state of Texas on June 19, 1865, a full two years after President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, which freed enslaved African Americans throughout the Confederate States of America. And on Thursday, Juneteenth was just made a federal holiday.
Welcome to this month’s GRID Mid-Atlantic Policy Roundup, keeping you up-to-date on renewable energy policy that promotes equity and racial justice in our region and nationally.
This Earth Month, we're celebrating Earth Heroes making the world a better place through their dedication to renewable energy access!
On Friday, April 23rd, Erica Mackie, GRID CEO, attended President Biden's Leaders Summit on Climate. Erica joined US and world dignitaries and community leaders to talk about the economic opportunities of climate action and job creation. This Summit is an example of how critical GRID's policy work is. We work to bring our message and experience directly to lawmakers and policy decision-makers to move the needle on equitable clean energy access for economic and environmental justice communities.
Welcome to this month’s GRID Mid-Atlantic Policy Roundup, keeping you up-to-date on renewable energy policy that promotes equity and racial justice in the District of Columbia, Virginia, Maryland, and nationally.
Legislators across our region and on Capitol Hill are considering a vast array of proposals that would affect GRID Mid-Atlantic’s work, and the communities that we work with. GRID Mid-Atlantic and our allies are weighing in to urge that new policies are driven by equity and inclusion, and to ensure that tangible benefits of clean energy are truly accessible to all.

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