Greater Los Angeles
Today, between 500,000 and a million people call this side of town "home."
Their decision to bring renewable energy onto the rooftop at Alegria has big implications: $170,000 in expected output over the system lifetime.
The LA:RISE cohort has already spent more than a week in our warehouse, learning about supply chain and equipment needs of a working solar business.
Their initiative is succeeding because we made it possible to offer this high-quality training to job-seekers with the most serious needs.
As NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson has insisted, "Underserved communities cannot be left behind in a clean energy transition."
This is the latest in a series of regular profiles introducing the GRID Alternatives Greater Los Angeles staff.
We recognized some special award recipients who were onhand: Juan Campos is our Student of the Year. Isaiah Alvarez is our Trainee of the Year.
Of course, all the Galaxy's efforts along these avenues align perfectly with our work helping Carson go green.
We're committed to people like the low-income residents of Long Beach, and they'll be an important part of the transition we lead across the Southland's energy landscape.
"The amount of money this frees up for low-income families adds up to millions of dollars, and we're proud to be making Long Beach a stronger community in so many ways."