On Wednesday, January 6th, thousands of supporters of Donald Trump marched towards the US Capitol in an effort to disrupt the democratic transfer of power to incoming President Joe Biden. When the mob of right-wing extremists arrived at the Capitol building, they proceeded with their orchestrated attack by pressing through security and eventually breaching the Senate chamber. Read More >
Solar savings can be a source of certainty during uncertain times. Read More >
Safety is a core GRID value. With the rapid spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to share with you the response GRID is taking to slow the spread of the virus and limit potential exposure for our staff, our partners, our volunteers and trainees, and the communities we work with. Read More >
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. Read More >
Last year, Marcelous was in a classroom, joined by other passionate individuals, all sharing one common goal -- to start a career in solar installation. Read More >
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. Read More >
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. Read More >
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. Read More >
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. Read More >
Hello from GRID Mid-Atlantic! This is the August edition of the GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic Policy Roundup, keeping you up-to-date on renewable energy policy in the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. This month’s edition includes promising updates around equitable and inclusive renewable energy policy. Read More >