North Coast News
GRID Bay Area's North Coast branch office has been partnering with California's tribal communities to bring solar savings and job training to indigenous families since 2013, installing 896 kilowatts DC to date on tribal lands in the region. Join all of us at GRID Bay Area in observing Indigenous Peoples' Day on Monday, October 14th. Read on for a list of ways you can support Bay Area Indigenous Peoples.
Following the 2015 Valley Fire, GRID Alternatives Bay Area/North Coast began looking for opportunities to pair rebuilt homes with solar and its associated cost savings. Earlier this month, on a scorching 119 degree day, the Wasik Family became the first fire survivors to receive a GRID solar system, nearly a year to the day after moving in to their rebuilt home.
Savings for you, clean power for your community. Introducing the Energy for All Program!
Spread awareness about solar energy and energy access during Solar Education Week, April 15-21, 2018, by hosting or attending an event inf your community!
GRID North Coast’s new short-term paid training opportunities can provide up to $300/day to qualified job seekers.
For this month’s staff spotlight, we take you to our North Coast satellite office to meet Matt Wheeler!
Enphase volunteers help GRID install solar on the Little Lake Grange community center in Willits, CA.
On the chilly first weekend in April, a group of seven women set out for a long drive and a one-of-a-kind experience: GRID’s Camp Solar. The weekend would include camping on the beautiful coast, exploring and hiking, local breweries and, most importantly, installing solar for the Soria family in Fort Bragg alongside GRID’s Willits-based North Coast team. The team was led by GRID Team Leader and solar industry professional, Ashley Gremel, who organized the group to raise money for a good cause and give back in a community that needs it most.
Nine Mendocino College students installed a 20-panel PV solar system for a member of Pinoleville Pomo Nation residing in a culturally-inspired and sustainability-minded prototype home.