Bay Area News
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!