Our Hollister Summer Immersion in Solar enabled us to provide volunteers and job trainees with real-world experience through hands on training in solar installation both on the roof and the ground. It also gave us a chance to pilot Troops to Solar and Students for Solar, two of our new Workforce Development Initiatives and enabled us to have two Women’s Builds as part of our National Women in Solar Initiative.
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) staff spend a lot of time
Sal Torres got to say thank-you in person to Wells Fargo for its support of GRID's job training program, which propelled him into a solar career.
On Saturday, June 28th, GRID Alternatives Central Valley kicked off its participation in GRID's National Women in Solar Initiative with an all-women’s crew providing installation expertise. On this crew were six extraordinary women from the surrounding area that helped install solar on a Habitat for Humanity home located in Clovis, California.
“When Hurricane Sandy hit I was at home finishing up dinner.
GRID Alternatives hosted a Women in Solar panel discussion during Intersolar North America on the challenge of integrating more women into an industry that has been dominated by men.
We interviewed Veteran Nathan Edwards about his experience with GRID Alternatives. Read on to see how volunteering with GRID helped him as he made a major career move.
We're celebrating a renewal and expansion of our partnership with SunPower including a large-scale donation of high-efficiency solar panels for our work with low-income homeowners.
All last week, Certified B Corps around Colorado, the United States and the world came together to give back to their local communities as part of a global “Be the Change in our Communities” effort.
U.S. EPA administrator Gina McCarthy visited a GRID Alternatives installation in Long Beach, CA to learn about our work, meet a low-income homeowner benefiting from solar and talk with job trainees about their solar futures.