The murder of Black people, pervasive and systemic racism, and the toxic and unequal impacts of pollution and the climate crisis are all connected. We are not doing enough to simply be “not racist,” we must be actively anti-racist.
Safety is a core GRID value. With the rapid spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to share with you the response GRID is taking to slow the spread of the virus and limit potential exposure for our staff, our partners, our volunteers and trainees, and the communities we work with.
In honor of AmeriCorps Week, March 8-14, 2020, we asked a former SolarCorps Fellow about their year of service and how it has influenced their career today. Read on for our interview with Wyatt Atkinson, who served as a SolarCorps Construction Fellow with GRID North Coast and now leads our Tribal Program as the Construction Manager.
Over the years we’ve seen the importance of women seeing other women managing and installing a solar project from start to finish. Read how our Women in Solar work has made an impact in Nicaragua and Nepal through GRID's International Program.
After the Cayuse Mountain Fire in 2016 destroyed 14 homes and tens of thousands of acres of Tribal land, the Spokane Tribe decided to invest in energy sovereignty and climate resiliency - with solar power.