GRID in the News

Solar Works DC provides job training and case management for trainees like Andre Green, who was homeless when he started the program in 2018.

“We want to make sure everyone has access to solar energy, regardless of [how much money] you make,” GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic Executive Director Elijah Perry said. “We want to make sure those who have been overlooked through the solar deployment in the region actually receive solar at no cost.”

After graduating from the Solar Works DC program in 2018, Sharon Wise became an advocate for solar in her community in Southeast DC.

Solar Works DC graduate Sharon Wise led training sessions with community members to help them gain skills in the solar industry.

GRID Alternatives Policy and Regulatory Manager Alexandra Wyatt speaks about Virginia's new energy storage targets and how they align with environmental justice.

The Solar for All program helps people like Sam Buggs save money on their electric bills. Meanwhile, GRID Mid-Atlantic helps the Solar for All program by training individuals in the Solar Works DC program.

After more than five years leading GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic, Executive Director Nicole Steele will step down from the position in January. Steele was the organizations’ first executive director.

GRID Mid-Atlantic is joining forces with the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing & Economic Development's
(CNHED) Community Development Week and Solar United Neighbors to showcase the benefits of going solar
at Preola Lee’s house, a GRID Mid-Atlantic client who has solar power providing energy in her home.

GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic hosted its Solar Soirée on Sept. 19 in celebration of the organization’s five-year anniversary, honoring local champions of environmental justice, social justice, and workforce diversity a day ahead of the climate strike in Washington.

GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic, a regional affiliate of the nation’s largest nonprofit solar installer, applauds Virginia's Governor for issuing an Executive Order expanding access to clean energy and growing the clean energy careers of the future in Virginia.

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