Thanks to $2 million from California Climate Investments through the Low‑Income Weatherization Program, GRID Alternatives Inland Empire (GRID) is implementing the Community Solar Pilot project, the first community solar array in California specifically designed to benefit low‑income households.
GRID Alternatives Inland Empire (GRID IE) was joined by tribal partner Santa Rosa Band of Cahuilla Indians and Anza Electric Cooperative Inc. recently to celebrate the completion of California’s first low-income community solar project with a ribbon-cutting.
An Invinity Vanadium Flow Battery (“VFB”) installed at a fire station run by the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians will protect emergency services and the local community against grid outages caused by wildfires in Southern California.
GRID Alternatives Inland Empire, a leader in making clean renewable energy and job training to low income communities, recently broke ground for a 1-megawatt solar electric system on the Santa Rosa Band of Cahuilla Indians reservation near Anza.
ANZA – GRID Alternatives Inland Empire, an affiliate of GRID Alternatives which makes clean renewable energy technology and job training accessible to communities who need it most, was awarded a $2.05 million grant under the California Department of Community Services and Development Low-income Weatherization Program, Community Solar Pilot Program and recently broke ground on its largest community-scale solar project to date.
GRID Alternatives Inland Empire (GRID IE), an affiliate of GRID Alternatives, is a national leader in making clean renewable energy technology and job training accessible to communities who need it most.
Kanyon Martinez, a member of the Bishop Paiute Tribe, was about to graduate from Bishop Union High School in Bishop, California, last year when he heard about an internship possibility with Grid Alternatives — a nonprofit organization that brings solar installations to low-income communities, including tribes.
DESERT HOT SPRINGS, California — In the driveway of a beige, single-family stucco house, teens in green T-shirts and hard hats check the serial numbers on two of the 13 solar panels that will soon be installed on the roof.