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SACRAMENTO, CA (April 27, 2021) - GRID Alternatives North Valley has partnered with SMUD on a free, stipended, solar certificate program for community members looking for careers in the solar industry. The Career Energy Pathways program offers virtual solar education as well as in-person, socially distanced, lab training on solar and battery storage installation.

Home batteries can help residents save money and keep the lights on at no cost, especially in the Central Valley and Los Angeles. GRID and Sunrun will provide 100% free battery systems to low-income customers in wildfire-prone region. These batteries will be funded through California’s Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) Equity Resiliency Budget, enabling Sunrun and GRID Alternatives to provide batteries at zero cost to the homeowners who receive them.