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Along side with our Solarcorps Fellow Ashton and Elvira, our co-executive directors Karina and David are not afraid of getting their hands dirty.

Central Valley

GRID Alternatives Central Valley leads teams of volunteers and job trainees in installing solar electric systems for low-income families living in San Joaquin County to the north through Kern County in the south, providing families with needed savings and giving workers hands-on experience to help them find jobs in the green-tech economy. Be a part of the clean energy transition- become a client, volunteer or make a donation today!
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GRID Central Valley Main Office

4140 N Brawley Ave #108, Fresno, CA  93722

GRID Central Valley Training Center

4210 N Brawley Ave #102, Fresno, CA 93722

General Inquiries  Phone 559.261.4743

Solar Training Inquiries Phone 559.214.0108

Donations and Corporate Sponsorships  Phone 559.214.0108

Clients Phone 559.490.2410




SolarCorps Fellowship

It's that time of the year when we start recruiting for our next cohort of SolarCorps Fellows! In honor of this year's cohort, fellows share a fun fact and their most significant takeaway from serving at GRID Central Valley.

Safety is Paramount

"At GRID Alternatives, your safety is not just a priority; it's paramount," emphasizes David Calhoun, our dedicated Safety and Training officer at GRID Alternatives Headquarters.

Each year, approximately 150,000 construction site accidents lead to injuries. Shockingly, in 2021,  5,190 workers in the United States suffered fatal work injuries, as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. These numbers underscore the gravity of the situation and why, at GRID, we take safety with the utmost seriousness.

Staff Spotlight: Jackie Brown

Meet Jackie Brown, Project Manager for GRID Alternatives Central Valley. Jackie was born in Chowchilla, California and she is the youngest of three children. Just as she was starting first grade, her family moved to Springville, California. When she entered Porterville High School, she discovered GRID through the Alternative Energy and Resource Occupations (AERO) Academy.

Long Journey to Call Fresno Home

Arriving in the United States in 1979, homeowner Tony Hang and his family were among the first Hmong refugees to receive asylum. The family spent some years out of state but, for the most part, made Fresno their home. Between Tony and his wife, Arlena, they raised seven children together. Professionally, he was a farmer, a business owner and worked at Pelco, Inc. before Schneider Electric took over ownership of the company. Now retired...

Staff Spotlight: Ken Mull

He loves his family, his work, and football! Is there anything more American than that? He is happily married to his beautiful wife, Nicole, and together, they have a young daughter. Residential and Commercial Field Manager Ken Mull is living the dream.