GRID in the News

To support the mission of access to solar for everyone, SMA America will participate in a project with nonprofit GRID Alternatives this weekend to change the lives of one low-income family in Yuba City, Calif. A group of nine volunteers from SMA will join the GRID Alternatives team to install a brand new 2.3 kW system Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20.

In California, where 6 million people live in poverty, one non-profit –GRID Alternatives- is targeting the benefits of renewable energy to low-income communities, intersecting clean energy job training with environmental and economic justice.

Seven homes on a north Chico cul-de-sac had solar arrays installed Saturday in a flurry of activity. Solarthon resembled the old-fashioned barn-raising its organizers likened it to, with a bit of block party thrown in, complete with a D.J.