Last month, over a dozen trainees got hands-on experience installing no-cost solar for a family in southeast San Diego as part of the NAACP’s Solar Equity Initiative.
In September, eight IGS Energy employees traveled to La Misión, Mexico with GRID's International Program to install solar on Door of Faith Orphanage. Elizabeth Lugviel shares her experience in a guest blog post.
The day began with team members from all three organizations meeting at a local park for breakfast, introductions, and safety briefings.
While hundreds of world leaders descended on San Francisco, GRID showcased California low-income solar policy in action with State Senator Kevin de León and other leaders in San Francisco’s Bayview community.
“I’m on a single income that I get at the beginning of the month, and by the 10th, I’m broke,” shares Mrs. Morris, noting that the lower energy bills brought by solar would be a big help, if it weren’t for the up-front cost.
A new house is a blank canvas for the countless memories, opportunities, and life events for a family. For new homeowners like David Cibrian, the house that he moved into last October is a place of limitless opportunities for his wife and young daughter.
A first-of-its-kind solar training series is opening doors and launching renewable energy careers for youth on the Bishop Paiute reservation in Southern California.
As the morning fog cleared on Saturday June 9th, the sun shined out over 100 volunteers on the rooftops and homes at Atchison Village in Richmond as a part of GRID Bay Area’s 13th Annual Solarthon event. The 2018 Solarthon, GRID’s annual solar installation block party and fundraiser, was a huge success: community volunteers, executives from the solar industry, solar clients and residents of Atchison Village, and local job trainees all came together to successfully install for 19 families in one day and take part in a celebration of Richmond's bright future!