The phrase “living lightly on the land” has been used for years, but the urgency of the climate crisis has thrust the concept back into the spotlight. How can we use less water and more clean energy? How can we reclaim and restore the land? How can we effectively reduce, reuse and recycle?
The California Department of Community Services and Development (CSD) announced final awards totaling $4.4 million to GRID Alternatives for two Community Solar Pilot projects in Contra Costa and Riverside Counties. These first-in-California low-income community solar projects
Over 100 volunteers descended upon Atchison Village in Richmond on Saturday to install solar electric systems on 18 homes as part of GRID Alternatives’ 14th Annual Solarthon block party and fundraiser.
As presidential candidates rush to lay out their plans for reducing emissions and weaning the U.S. off fossil fuels, they’re increasingly taking a page from California and other Western states that have been leading the charge on climate policies.
To commemorate Earth Day, volunteers from a local bank’s environmental finance team joined nonprofit GRID Alternatives Bay Area staff to install a 4.1 kW solar system for a low-income family in the Bayview neighborhood on Saturday, April 20.
As year end approaches, a Bay Area nonprofit group is completing its 1,500th solar system installation of the year for a low-income family. The GRID Alternatives program not only reduces utility bills for such families, but it also is a training program for solar installation.