Job Training

Codey Fredenhagen has been an intern with GRID CO since September 2019. Read on to learn about Codey's experience in his own words.
This month we kicked off our first Installation Basics Training (IBT 200) program cohort of the year! This 5-week program consists of hands-on training labs and a practical application of occupational skill sets in real-world scenarios.
The year 2020 is getting off to a great start with GRID Alternatives Inland Empire (GRID IE) accomplishing the first Solar Futures install of the year in Perris, California.
Founded in 2018, the Tribal Solar Accelerator Fund aims to catalyze the growth of solar energy and expand solar job opportunities in tribal communities across the United States. The fund awards grants for projects that clearly focus on building renewable energy infrastructure, particularly new solar energy projects in tribal communities, that are feasible, cost-effective, and engage broad tribal community participation. Six North Coast tribes had the honor of being awarded Tribal Solar Accelerator Fund grants in the 2019/2020 cycle, making a perfect partnership with GRID Alternatives North Coast, who has been on the ground installing solar in the region since 2011. Read on for 2019 project highlights.
Ryan says that one of his highest achievements is bringing people from his own community into training at GLA.
GRID Alternatives Inland Empire (GRID IE) collaborated with the Riverside County’s Workforce Connection Program and College of the Desert last year to launch a Solar Construction Cohort Program, which proved to be very successful.
As we welcome this New Year, GRID Alternatives Inland Empire (GRID IE) reflects back on many accomplishments achieved in 2019.
We put on our holiday best and set the year's work on hold for the night of our winter Volunteer Appreciation Party.
 Google is giving $1 million to nonprofits in the state as part of
GRID’s Women in Solar Program (WE Build) promotes a diverse and inclusive solar industry that includes women by providing valuable hands-on job training.

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