The Bay Area Young Professionals in Energy show that you can learn a lot while giving back.
Residents of this Far Rockaway neighborhood have spent the past year rebuilding their homes and lives post-Sandy. This week, 30-plus GRID Alternatives volunteers came out to lend a hand.
Diane is a single mother who was injured several years ago, leaving her disabled and on oxygen 24/7. Her medical equipment keeps her electricity bills through the roof, and she supports herself and her disabled adult son with Social Security and a part time at Target.
Miguel Rodriguez is about to pioneer solar in his neighborhood with help from GRID and a crew of hard-working job trainees from Green City Force.
Jolyn Bright got on the roof to help with her installation as we kicked off our east coast expansion in Asbury Park, New Jersey.
Solarpermit.org makes it easier for solar contractors, including GRID Alternatives, to navigate permitting in different areas, saving time and money.
GRID Alternatives staff spent ten days living in mobile homes at the foot of the Eastern Sierras to bring solar power--and soon jobs--to members of the Bishop Pauite Tribe.
How GRID - and 150+ of our friends - installed solar for 8 families in 1 day
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.