Press Releases

Nonprofit GRID Alternatives Inland Empire and Santa Rosa Band of Cahuilla Indians receive $2.05 million grant to bring solar and job training to tribal community.

Justice, solar and community advocates joined Senator Troy Singleton in introducing the NJ Clean Energy Equity Act, S. 2484, to help low-income New Jersey families benefit from solar, storage and energy efficiency. The bill is the first step in implementing the New Jersey Equitable and Resilient Solar + Storage Policy Roadmap.

Now through May, over 160 students, representing 16 colleges and universities from nine states, will get hands-on with renewable energy and spend their school break installing no-cost solar for low-income families through GRID's seventh Solar Spring Break. UPDATE: As of March 16, all Solar Spring Break trips have been canceled in response to COVID-19.

The Villa family of Menlo Park is looking forward to years of savings after an all Spanish-speaking crew of GRID Alternatives Bay Area staff and volunteers from Tesla’s Latinos at Tesla Employee Resource Group installed a no-cost solar system on the families’ home.

Vote Solar, GRID Alternatives and the Environmental Law & Policy Center released a new report, Principles and Recommendations for Utility Participation in Solar Programs for Low-Income Customers, on as part of an ongoing campaign to ensure that local, clean, affordable solar energy is available to everyone, regardless of their income level or housing type. 

U.S. Bank extends its partnership with GRID Alternatives, a national leader in making renewable energy technology and job training accessible to communities who don’t have access to solar through a $100,000 grant.

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) voted yesterday to approve program implementation for the Disadvantaged Communities - Single-family Solar Homes (DAC-SASH) program, which is being administered by GRID through our Energy for All program.  

WRISE and GRID Alternatives today announced their selection of six women for the 2019 Rising Women SPI Fellowship. The fellowship is an opportunity for women from diverse backgrounds who are interested in solar careers to visit Solar Power International for networking, mentorship and solar education. 

Enphase Energy, Inc. today announced that it has renewed its low-income solar partnership with GRID Alternatives. Through the donation of microinverters, Enphase will help GRID Alternatives meet its goal of installing more than 10 megawatts of solar power in 2019.

The California Department of Community Services and Development (CSD) today announced final awards totaling $4.4 million to GRID Alternatives for two Community Solar Pilot projects in Contra Costa and Riverside Counties.