It's been a quiet month on the policy front in DC, but there's been more than enough to make up for it in Virginia and Maryland, where state legislative sessions are in full swing.
GRID Alternatives Co-Founder and CEO Erica Mackie shows her appreciation for Nicole Steele's five-plus years as the executive director at GRID Mid-Atlantic and looks forward to the next era for GRID Mid-Atlantic.
After leading GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic for five years, Executive Director Nicole Steele will step down from her position in mid-January.
Twice a year, solar instructor Dr. Sean White takes a week-long business trip to Washington, D.C. — one of a handful of places he visits regularly while traveling the world teaching about photovoltaic (PV) energy systems. Every spring and fall, he spends a week teaching about solar power to trainees in the Solar Works DC program: a 12-week job training program that prepares participants for careers in the growing and lucrative solar industry.
Last year, Marcelous was in a classroom, joined by other passionate individuals, all sharing one common goal -- to start a career in solar installation.
This month's roundup includes a long-awaited update on the D.C. Comprehensive Plan Framework, as well as information on the General Assembly elections in Virginia next month.
Hannon Armstrong's corporate workday installation with GRID Mid-Atlantic provided an opportunity for Hannon Armstrong’s employees to see the direct impacts of renewable energy investment, and for some, see a solar installation for the first time.
This month's edition of the GRID Mid-Atlantic Policy Roundup features very promising updates nationwide and in Virginia that aim to make clean energy available to all, including low-income communities and communities of color.
Three volunteers from Accenture assisted GRID Mid-Atlantic during a work day in August, helping to install 16 panels on the Andrews family home in Lincoln Heights.
Tesfaye and his family will move into their new Habitat for Humanity home in September. The solar panels on their roof, installed by GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic, will help the family save 60% or more on their monthly electric bills.