News from the Field
We've already hosted several job fairs this year helping connect talented individuals with solar careers...and we're just getting started!
At the end of May 2017, nine Trojan Battery Company employees traveled with GRID to San Isidro, Nicaragua, where they installed solar on a community school and health clinic. Trojan employee Nhi Sung recounts his experience in this special guest post.
Over the past month, 23 members of Sunrun’s Women’s Network traded their desks for rooftops and their computers for power tools as they worked with GRID to bring solar to three families in their local communities!
This installation, which took place on World Refugee Day, has offered participants an important glimpse into what solar installation entails. Some of the attendees will now move forward with the process of enrolling in GRID San Diego’s recently launched ‘Solar Installation Training Program.'
Claire and Glaire Antonio, fraternal twin sisters from Lindsay, California, have spent the last four years honing the skill sets that will prepare them for life beyond graduation, including skills learned through solar!
Earlier this month, NRG employees rolled up their sleeves and took to rooftops across California with GRID as part of their annual PositiveNRG week of volunteering!
High school, a time of growing, learning and answering the question “What are you going to do with the rest of your life?” One student in Fresno is already well on his way towards a future career in solar.
Enphase volunteers help GRID install solar on the Little Lake Grange community center in Willits, CA.
Work will soon begin with seven of our projects and partners around the country that were recently selected to participate in the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative’s Solar in Your Community Challenge, a $5 million prize competition that aims to expand solar electricity access!
Throughout the month of April, participants and job trainees came together to help us install solar on the Fair Street Apartments in Norwalk, CT, marking the launch of our multifamily affordable solar program in the State of Connecticut!