From a rooftop in sunny California, a Breaking Energy writer learns about the need for a national solar policy targeting low-income families.
GRID in the News
What nonprofit asks low-income people to don hard hats and safety harnesses and scramble up on roofs? GRID Alternatives does.
Doug Livingston and Jeff Oldham of The Renewable Energy Hour interview our North Coast satellite office to learn of GRID's expansion on tribal land and beyond! Tune in at 14:25.
Saturday’s early morning fog had already burned off as a group of [GRID Alternatives volunteer] construction workers hoisted heavy panels to the top of eight roofs inside a complex of 28 single-family homes being constructed in San Francisco’s Oceanview neighborhood.
GRID Alternatives Bay Area helped install solar on eight affordable Habitat for Humanity of Greater San Francisco homes at the 9th Annual Solarthon.
GRID Alternatives opened a satellite office to serve clients in the Ukiah area, thanks to a grant from an anonymous donor.
For Adama Mosley, a resident of the West Oakland neighborhood known as Ghosttown, having solar panels installed on her home was a dream come true.
The future and the electricity bill are now looking brighter for Bonnie Campbell, who after a year of effort was able to install a solar electric system on her home in Novato's Meadow Park affordable housing development in mid-May.
The US EPA gave GRID Alternatives its Climate Change Champion award in a ceremony with the Hopland Band of Pomo Indians.
Grid Alternatives, a nonprofit that funds and installs solar power equipment for low-income families using volunteer labor, has its eye on expansion.