Bay Area News

You need a job to gain experience, but experience to get hired for a job. It’s a classic Catch 22 and a cycle that GRID Alternatives Bay Area has been working hard to try to break. This Spring, GRID Bay Area’s Workforce Development team partnered with several local organizations to administer real-world, hands-on experience, providing 4,500 training hours to community members in just two months! Click on for some photos from our action packed spring! Read More >
As part of GRID Alternatives’ vision of a transition to clean, renewable energy that includes everyone, GRID recently launched an initiative to make electric vehicles more accessible to the communities we serve.  Read on to learn more and for Q&A with Terea Macomber, GRID's Electric Vehicle Project Manager. Or come out to an upcoming EV Ride and Drive event here in the Bay. Read More >
Meet our SolarCorps Outreach Fellow, Parwana Ayub! Parwana is a Bay Area native that is grateful to be addressing environmental issues in an inclusive and equitable manner at home. Read More >
Environmental and social justice fellows from around the Bay Area met with UC Berkeley students at a first ever Fellowship Summit in Oakland, California. The event was created and organized by Bay Area SolarCorps Fellow, Gwen Chang. Read More >
GRID Alternatives Bay Area is honored to have been recognized Read More >
We are so lucky to have Lindsay Riggs join our team as our new Native American Outreach Coordinator! Based in the North Coast office, Lindsay is already playing a huge part in supporting the growth of our partnerships with tribes and community organizations in the area! Read More >
When it comes to making clean energy future that includes everyone, Ashley Gremel doesn’t just walk the walk -- she picks up a paddle and starts rowing! Read More >
The Bay Area has been lucky enough to have amazing volunteers and interns over the years. We want to introduce you to one of our current awesome Bay Area Construction interns, Robin Htun, who found GRID, moved across the country and started volunteering. In the future, he’s hoping to establish solar as the conventional source of energy in his home country of Myanmar. At home in Myanmar, the country is just beginning to grow their energy infrastructure and Robin believes bringing renewable energy technology into the forefront is imperative. Read on to learn more about Robin’s journey with GRID and his passions. Read More >
The City of Richmond recently earned a special clean energy milestone as the Bay Area city with the most GRID installed solar, which is currently benefiting more than 400 low-income residents! Now the City of Richmond is leading the way on two more GRID-run clean energy programs.  Read More >
Winnie Nartia, one of GRID's newest SolarCorps Fellows, traded her desk for a rooftop last month as she got to experience her very first solar installation with GRID! Read More >

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