In an effort to fortify the city of Richmond, California against extreme heat, the city joined forces with PG&E, Rebuilding Together East Bay-North, and GRID Alternatives Bay Area to create the Nevin Resilience Hub located in Nevin Park.
Maryland addresses electrification, interconnection, and community solar; federal funding lays the groundwork for clean energy action in Virginia; federal IRA funding rollout continues; and more included in this month's policy roundup!
This month's policy highlights: the DC Council invites GRID Mid-Atlantic to share their insights on green workforce development, Maryland addresses electrification, federal funding lays groundwork for clean energy action in Virginia, and the federal IRA energy justice funding rollout continues.
The latest in renewable energy policy: Supporting DC's Healthy Homes Act, Maryland strengthens community solar, Virginia seeking federal Solar for All funding, and the debt ceiling's impact on IRA programs
The latest in local and national renewable energy policy: DC council reviews climate bills, extending a solar pilot program in Maryland, a solar setback in Virginia, and the federal government's latest actions around the Inflation Reduction Act.
GRID Alternatives is deeply disappointed in the initial guidance released by the Biden Administration regarding its implementation of the new Low-Income Communities Bonus Credit Program established by the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). With little explanation, the Treasury Department rejected program design recommendations developed through intensive collaboration with clean energy industry, environmental nonprofit, affordable housing, and social, economic, and racial justice advocate leaders.
As the nation’s largest nonprofit solar installer, GRID was pleased to participate in the Community Solar Power Summit in San Diego, CA on January 18-19, 2023 and host a “Developer & Contractor Diversity Networking Fair,” on January 19. With more than 50 participants in the room, this event provided a dedicated space for a diverse network of contractors to connect with national and regional community solar developers.