Veterans

Michael Elkins first learned about GRID through his fellowship with Mission Continues, a nonprofit that empowers veterans by helping them build skills and networks to successfully reintegrate them into the civilian lifestyle.
Robbie has been pretty much homebound since the coronavirus hi
Thanks in large part to Sunrun, GRID Alternatives Bay Area recently installed an 8.06 kW solar system at the Rio Vista Veterans Residence. The home will provide a permanent residence with case management and support services for six formerly homeless veterans. The six bedroom house is being built by Solano-Napa Habitat for Humanity and will be owned and operated by the Berkeley Food & Housing Project with the assistance of American Legion Post 178.
Drones pilots like Paul are leading exciting process improvements in the solar industry.
Leonard Davenport was born in the unincorporated community of Bard, California located in Imperial County.
David Correa and his family have lived in Ontario since 1997. David was born in Mexicali, Mexico (on the border of Imperial Valley) in the City of Calexico.
United States Army Veteran Larry Hiner was born in Ohio and moved to California in 1965 where he was stationed in Van Nuys, California.
This July, GRID Bay Area’s Troops to Solar training partnership with local veterans services organization, Swords to Plowshares, completed a second successful training after wrapping up its pilot cohort earlier this year in the spring. The partnership aims to reduce the barriers to employment for local veterans interested in the rapidly growing solar industry through pre-employment job readiness training, hands-on training, and employment opportunities.
With Father’s Day coming up, GRID’s Maisha Kudumu sat down with GRID client and Vietnam veteran, Luther Courtney to learn about his impressive career and dedication to his community.
Earlier this month, The Solar Foundation released the 2018 National Solar Jobs Census. Meet some folks who started their solar careers with GRID!

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