Bay Area News

The GRID Oakland offices looked like a scene from a high school movie on Tuesday: 37 high school students from the SunPower Solar Science Academy were here to learn about, what else - solar! Read More >
Willits residents Dustin and Rebecca may not have known in 2014 that GRID Alternatives launched a satellite office in their small hometown. But, this spring, they became the first family in Willits to receive a new solar system from GRID! Read More >
White House and other government officials gathered at GRID Alternatives solar installation in East Baltimore to announce a series of commitments around solar in low-income communities, including a major new investment in our SolarCorps Program through the Corporation for National and Community Service. Read More >
This week in Denver, Stan Greschner, GRID's VP of Market Development, had the honor of sharing the stage with former President Bill Clinton and Navajo leader Jonathan Yazzie at a meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). Read More >
As part of their Global Giving Week, NRG volunteers came out to help three families go solar in California and New York. Read More >
The following post is the first part in a series on UC Berkeley's Solar Spring Break with GRID Alternatives. These dedicated students raised money to fund their own volunteer installation experience with GRID, and spent the week learning to install solar and meeting industry leaders. Thanks to Angela Shen, our first guest blogger, for sharing a journal that she kept of her Solar Spring Break experience! Read More >
In San Francisco last week, nearly 300 people came out to help us celebrate another incredible year making solar power and solar job training accessible to people who need it most. Our Interconnection event this year honored three key supporters who have not just helped us achieve our mission, but have been leaders in the clean energy transition: the State of California, SunPower Corp., and SunEdison. Read More >
What do basketball star Bill Walton, twenty NRG Home Solar employees, and a baker in San Francisco have in common? The question might sound like the lead-in to a joke, but the answer is actually a pretty serious matter. The common thread between these people is a commitment to making solar power more accessible. Read More >
Job trainees from CET volunteer and learn with GRID. Project made possible by The 11th Hour Project, a program of The Schmidt Family Foundation. Read More >

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