Solar Works DC trainees up on the roof during an install.

Join the Solar Workforce!

Solar Works DC offers District residents hands-on solar installation training, lessons in career development, case management services, and job placement support for graduates.


GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides no-cost solar installations and solar job training in the Washington, D.C. region.

Through partnerships with local government agencies and local communities, GRID Mid-Atlantic provides solar energy at no-cost to income-qualified residents and communities of color. GRID Mid-Atlantic's workforce training program gives participants, including those without experience in solar or construction, an opportunity to enter the growing solar industry.

We envision a rapid, equitable transition to a world powered by renewable energy that benefits everyone.
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Marvin, a Solar Works DC trainee, waves from the roof during a solar installation.


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1629 Benning RD NE, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20002

Mail: P.O. Box 48118, Washington, DC, 20002

Phone: (202) 602-0191

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For donations and corporate partnership information, please contact Elijah Perry at

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Our Blog

February 2022 Policy Roundup

The latest in local and national renewable energy policy: DC council reviews climate bills, extending a solar pilot program in Maryland, a solar setback in Virginia, and the federal government's latest actions around the Inflation Reduction Act.

The True Cost of Freedom

Juneteenth is about celebrating the emancipation of African Americans—but Black people have yet to achieve true freedom in America. What is needed is more than just a holiday.