Bay Area News

Our 14th annual Solarthon was a huge success, raising over $72,000 dollars, installing solar for 18 families, and bringing smiles to all in Richmond's Atchison Village.  Read on for more on this fabulous day! 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 >
James is GRID Bay Area's Outreach Manager and a lead on our work with electric vehicles. A true believer in the transition to a renewable energy economy, James is thrilled to work for an organization that places such an emphasis on equity. Read on to learn more about James and what inspires him about working at GRID. Read More >
For the first time this summer, GRID Bay Area piloted a six-week solar training program for women over weeknights and weekends. Read on to learn more about why this program began, and how GRID is creating a more equitable and sustainable solar industry by providing career pathways for women and non-binary genders. Read More >

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