This month we had some very special visitors swing by our offices. Julia Burrows, Senior Policy Advisor on Housing and Climate issues to Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and Jennifer Venema, Sustainability Manager for the City of Sacramento toured our Technical Academy.
Leandrus is a Nicaraguan engineer who volunteered with GRID Alternatives to give back to his country and the experience ended up changing his life. Leandrus shares his motivation to become a volunteer and how he used that experience to switch careers and help his country provide for its citizens in a sustainable way.
Hannon Armstrong's corporate workday installation with GRID Mid-Atlantic provided an opportunity for Hannon Armstrong’s employees to see the direct impacts of renewable energy investment, and for some, see a solar installation for the first time.
The Timbisha Shoshone Tribe is located in one of the hottest desert regions in the world, Death Valley, California.
Three volunteers from Accenture assisted GRID Mid-Atlantic during a work day in August, helping to install 16 panels on the Andrews family home in Lincoln Heights.
The SunPower Solar Academy is a week-long, intensive, work-based learning experience for high school students that includes lectures from professionals, hands-on activities and field visits. Student teams worked on a solar project to create a startup company and design a solar system for a client.
According to The Solar Foundation's solar job census, women make up only 26% of the solar workforce. That representation is even less in construction positions. This Women's Equality Day, we're celebrating the hard work of all women in the clean energy industry with our friends at Sunrun!
Taking Charge of Your Energy Use.
About a year and a half ago, the Ledesma family was able to obtain their dream of homeownership thanks to the Coachella Valley Housing Coalition (CVHC).