News from the Field
The Mtchona's came all the way from Malawi, and are one of the newest members of the GRID family. They have not only fulfilled their dreams of owning their own PV system, they've also decided to help other families in the Bay Area make their solar dreams come true.
It was a typical GRID Colorado day - sunny skies and an awesome team of volunteers, raising solar panels to the roof of the small home of another wonderful family.
Of the many volunteers and team leaders that GRID Alternatives trains on a regular basis, this inspirational story comes from a Southern California volunteer, Sinclair Wallace.
In partnership with PG&E, GRID organized their first ever solar jobs fair during Intersolar North America. Thirteen solar companies and hundreds of attendees showed their enthusiasm for the solar job market making this experimental event a shining success.
Congratulations to Ron Binz, Chair of the GRID Alternatives Colorado Board of Directors, for being nominated by President Barack Obama to be the next Federal Energy Regulatory Commission chairman!
Just in time for Father's Day, Jose Jr. helps install a solar electric system on his parents' home.
GRID Alternatives Inland Empire (GRID IE) is partnering with the Bishop Paiute Tribe for its first-ever Tribal Solar Demonstration Project, bringing clean energy, much needed utility cost savings, and solar job skills to families on the Paiute Reservation located near the City of Bishop.
A little can go a long way. GRID Alternatives' homeowners are giving back- helping more families in need realize savings with solar!
GRID Bay Area's warehouse flips the switch on a new 15 kilowatt solar electric system.
The quiet community of Rancho Moro Cojo lit up on June 22nd when GRID Alternatives Central Coast hosted its annual Solarthon fundraiser and block party. Around 100 peoplecommunity volunteers, corporate sponsor teams and solar job traineesshowed up at 8am to install solar electric systems for five deserving local families.