Greater Los Angeles
Spread awareness about solar energy and energy access during Solar Education Week, April 15-21, 2018, by hosting or attending an event inf your community!
It gives us incredible pride to say that since this work began, we've counted 10,000 completed installation projects for low-income families.
We hope that his achievements are a bright star to other formerly-incarcerated individuals who have an interest in the solar industry.
Seeing everything that makes an office like ours function, from project design to warehousing, produced a deeper understanding of solar careers.
By all accounts, it was an incredibly meaningful and rewarding day!
Lack of gainful employment can drastically multiply the rate at which recidivism occurs.
The combination makes them attractive to hiring managers in the fast-growing solar energy industry, which has 16,000 jobs in Los Angeles County alone.
This is the latest in a series of regular profiles introducing the GRID Alternatives Greater Los Angeles staff.
Under the leadership of Executive Director Tara Barauskas, though, things now look pretty bright for this operator.
Today, between 500,000 and a million people call this side of town "home."