GRID Alternatives' community solar project developed in partnership with the Yampa Valley Electric Association (YVEA) has provided amazing opportunities to promote women in solar.
On Thursday September 22nd, twelve solar job trainees came together with hiring managers from four solar companies at GRID's office in Denver.
Guest blog from Programs Assistant, Lillian Chen.
The women of WE Build were preparing ourselves for a volunteer workday in Steamboat Springs. We headed out for the 148 kW array at Yampa Valley Electric Association, where we filled up on breakfast and coffee to charge us up for the day.
“Since my husband went on Social Security Disability we've just had to cut back and cut back and cut back,” said Debbie in Boulder, CO.
Walking Mountains Science Center is a non-profit science learning center in the heart of Vail Valley. Their mission is to inspire environmental stewardship and sustainability through science education for children and adults.
GRID is excited to be part of the Obama Administration’s Clean Energy Savings for All Americans Initiative, announced today to ensure that every family in the United States has access to solar energy.
Bike & Build is a non-profit that engages young adults in cycling trips to fundraise for affordable housing. Participants raise money while bicycling and volunteering with local non-profits. The team of 26 cyclists visited the GRID Colorado office halfway through a cross-country cycling trip from Virginia to Oregon.
Five thousand miles, eleven GRID Alternatives offices, and one trusty bike. In early April, Michael Johnson-Chase set off on a cycling adventure that would take him from coast to coast and connect him with GRID staff, volunteers and clients across the country.
The Delta Montrose Community Solar Array, built in partnership with the Colorado Energy Office and Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA), will be exclusively subscribed to low-income qualified families, helping them save money while also providing job training experience and a source of clean, local energy that benefits us all.