Help build our clean energy future!

Make a difference in your community while getting hands-on experience installing solar.

Hundreds of active and former U.S. service members across the country are joining GRID Alternatives to install solar for local low-income families while learning skills to jumpstart their solar careers.

Why participate with GRID?

  • Help families in your community save money with solar
  • Build our clean energy resources
  • Get free, hands-on solar installation experience and industry-recognized certification
  • Make valuable career connections
  • Active and inactive service members and their families are welcome

Sign up now to serve your community!

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Our participants say...

"It’s not often that I feel so fulfilled after a hard day’s work, and other than my service in the military, rarely have I been so proud to be a part of something that is larger than myself."

- Danny Moore, U.S. Army

About Troops to Solar

GRID brings together job trainees and local volunteers to help make renewable energy technology and job training accessible to underserved communities. Our Troops to Solar initiative connects U.S. military service members to jobs by providing solar industry workforce training to individuals across the country.