Job Training

We believe that men and women who have paid their debt to society are ready to contribute to the public good, and that solar employment holds the key.
The GRID team was pleased to participate for the third year in
Mr. James Lawrence Jr. takes a walk through his San Bernardino neighborhood daily. During one of his daily morning walks, he observed a new solar system that had recently been installed on a neighbor’s home.
GRID’s Solar Spring Break is a national alternative break program that has grown from six schools in 2014 to 22 schools in 2019, creating opportunities for students to make a difference in low-income communities while getting hands-on training in renewable energy.
This International Women’s History month, GRID is raising money to install solar on the Miteri Birthing Center.
Emanuel Nelson graduated from the Solar Works DC job training program in Fall 2018. With hands-on experience and industry-relevant certifications, he is ready for the workforce.
On February 12, the Solar Foundation released the 2018 National Solar Jobs Census, providing an in-depth look at the state of the U.S. solar industry. When discussing the report's findings, it’s easy to get lost in the data and forget that they represent real people.
Joseph first heard about GRID Alternatives seven years ago from Lisa Castilone, GRID IE’s Tribal Manager and Outreach Coordinator. After a presentation about job training opportunities and the solar programs that GRID Alternatives offers, Joseph realized the potential impacts that no-cost solar could have for himself and his tribe.
Earlier this month, The Solar Foundation released the 2018 National Solar Jobs Census. Meet some folks who started their solar careers with GRID!