News from the Field
A successful conference like this one gave energy and inspiration to everyone who attended, no matter their role!
While hundreds of world leaders descended on San Francisco, GRID showcased California low-income solar policy in action with State Senator Kevin de León and other leaders in San Francisco’s Bayview community.
The Global Climate Action Summit is coming to GRID’s home turf, and we’re excited to be a part of the conversation!
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.
Our national Tribal Program has worked since 2010 to help tribes achieve their renewable energy goals with solar, and today we’re thrilled to announce the expansion of that work with our new Tribal Solar Accelerator Fund!
Sam Laveson is a sophomore studying Geology and Earth Sciences at the College of William & Mary who led GRID’s first Solar Spring Break Intercollegiate Team as they installed solar alongside our North Valley staff members. Read about Sam’s journey as a student leader, and consider joining the next Intercollegiate Team on March 25-29, 2019 in San Diego, CA!
It was a hot, summer day during monsoon season when GRID Alternatives’ Tribal HQ team traveled down dirt-packed New Mexican roads to the tiny town of Ojo Encino on the Navajo Nation.
We’re excited to partner with Energy Upgrade California to educate and inspire communities to conserve electricity and preserve our environment.
GRID Alternatives’ Tribal Program and Ecological Action, a student-created nonprofit from Cherry Creek High School in Denver, Colorado, installed solar at Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, serving two veterans.
In a rainy week in June, GRID partnered with the Rosebud Sioux Tribe for a We Build solar installation on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota. Two teams of mother-daughter pairs volunteered to install a grid-tied solar PV system.