GRID in the News

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?

A lucky 10 East Palo Alto homeowners are set to get free solar installations at their homes, thanks to a continuing partnership between Facebook and GRID Alternatives.

The Clean Cars for All program is offering up to $9,500 for the purchase or lease of an EV or hybrid vehicle for Bay Area residents who qualify.

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 

The California Department of Community Services and Development (CSD) has granted $4.4 million to GRID Alternatives to build two community solar pilot projects in Contra Costa and Riverside counties.

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.

This week, Sterling sits down with Gwen Chang, Workforce Development and SolarCorps Volunteer and Daisy Meyer, Workforce Development Manager of GRID Alternatives.

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.