Environmental Justice

GRID Alternatives continues to make a huge impact on the communities we serve, despite this challenging Covid-19 pandemic year. Here’s an overview of GRID Alternative Inland Empire’s (GRID IE) accomplishments in 2020:
On the ballot this year: Climate action. Environmental justice. Clean energy. Racial justice. Economic equity. Solar jobs.
One year later, GRID is making our mission move with our Single-Family Home Rehab program.
Our policy team is pushing for a more just, equitable future powered by renewable energy. Read our summer update.
Making clean energy equitable is critical for racial justice and racial justice is critical to building sustainable, resilient communities. As we continue to advance our mission of clean energy for all, we are doing internal work as an organization and as individuals to be actively anti-racist.
Energy savings from solar energy are something you can count on during uncertain times. We followed up with a few of our clients to see how solar energy has been helping them during the pandemic.
This year, Interconnection went online for the first time ever. Instead of gathering in San Francisco, we were able to broadcast our speakers and honorees directly to people’s living rooms. Although we missed seeing everyone in person, it was a wonderful opportunity to connect remotely with our GRID family across the globe - nearly 200 households tuned in to watch the live event!
The murder of Black people, pervasive and systemic racism, and the toxic and unequal impacts of pollution and the climate crisis are all connected. We are not doing enough to simply be “not racist,” we must be actively anti-racist.