News from the Field
Earlier this month, GRID Alternatives paid tribute to that effort and celebrated the coming Solar For All program with our first project in Illinois, a demonstration of the myriad ways solar can benefit local communities.
Last week, GRID Alternatives made the difficult decision to wind down production operations in the Tri-State region covering New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey, and close our physical office in the Bronx once our current solar projects have been completed.
It’s a story that Darean Nguyen of Los Angeles tells frequently: He’s sitting in his LA County prison cell, praying for a sign, and a book is tossed into his cell by a passing prison librarian.
We partnered with Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) for Rising Women SPI Fellowship, a program that sent 6 women to the largest solar conference in North America, Solar Power International. Read on as Christina Gonzales, one of the 6 fellows, shares her solar journey.
Martha Lorena Torres Espinoza (Lorena), and her family lead a typical life in Agua Fria, a rural community in the Matagalpa region of Nicaragua, before solar come to their village.
Members of the Wiyot and Rosebud Sioux tribes will benefit from clean, affordable energy for generations to come, thanks to panel donations from GRID’s newest equipment partner, Jinko Solar.
Adopted from the Pine Ridge reservation as a baby, Denver high school student Lina Krueck makes a special trip back to her native home to install solar for a veteran Pine Ridge elder.
For those living with a serious illness, powering life-saving medical devices should be the last thing anyone needs to worry about.
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.