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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, GRID Alternatives partner on grid-tied solar system

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, GRID Alternatives partner on grid-tied solar system

October 11, 2017 at 10:08 am 0 comments

Where other industries tried to divide and conquer, the solar industry has made friends. Standing Rock Sioux Tribe member Stephanie Yellow Hammer and her family will benefit from clean, free energy from the sun thanks to a solar electric system installed on her home last week. The project, a partnershipRead More

New program to boost gender diversity in solar launched by GRID Alternatives

New program to boost gender diversity in solar launched by GRID Alternatives

May 22, 2017 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

To increase gender diversity in the local solar industry, GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic, a nonprofit organization that makes solar power and job training accessible to underserved communities, is hosting its first all-women’s solar build today in the District. This “We Build” event, sponsored by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), marksRead More

JinkoSolar donating 620 kW of high-efficiency solar modules to GRID Alternatives

JinkoSolar donating 620 kW of high-efficiency solar modules to GRID Alternatives

March 22, 2017 at 8:01 am Comments are Disabled

JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc. is partnering with everyone’s favorite nonprofit solar installer, GRID Alternatives. JinkoSolar will donate over 620 kW of high-efficiency solar modules to support GRID Alternatives’ work bringing solar power and job training to low-income communities across the country. JinkoSolar’s contribution will help GRID Alternatives meet its goal ofRead More

Wells Fargo commits $2 million to low-income solar installs via GRID Alternatives

Wells Fargo commits $2 million to low-income solar installs via GRID Alternatives

February 1, 2017 at 10:02 am 1 comment

GRID Alternatives is maybe the coolest solar developer in the country. It is a nonprofit organization with the stated goal of bringing clean energy technology and job training to underserved communities through a network of community partners and philanthropic supporters. GRID has installed nearly 8,000 solar electric systems for low-incomeRead More

New community solar array installed in Colorado, via Fronius, GRID Alternatives

New community solar array installed in Colorado, via Fronius, GRID Alternatives

August 1, 2016 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

Fronius, a leading string inverter manufacturer, joined GRID Alternatives Colorado (GRID) and Holy Cross Energy in the Roaring Fork Valley to help install a community solar array that will lower electricity bills for local families in need. The project is part of a statewide partnership between the Colorado Energy OfficeRead More

GRID Alternatives, SunPower bring solar to four low-income Texas homes

GRID Alternatives, SunPower bring solar to four low-income Texas homes

January 26, 2016 at 2:30 pm 4 comments

About 80 Austin-based employee volunteers from global solar innovator, SunPower, brought the transformative power of solar energy to four low-income families in Austin’s Blackland Neighborhood. Working with national solar nonprofit GRID Alternatives over two days, the volunteers installed four rooftop solar systems totaling 13 kW of generating capacity. The systemsRead More

GRID Alternatives plans multi-home installation for “Operation: Solar for San Diego Troops”

GRID Alternatives plans multi-home installation for “Operation: Solar for San Diego Troops”

October 15, 2015 at 10:02 am 4 comments

  GRID Alternatives San Diego, a non­profit organization making renewable energy technology and job training accessible to underserved communities, has announced a four-home installation on Veteran’s Day in conjunction with its “Operation: Solar for San Diego Troops” campaign. The initiative has provided solar power to eight veteran families so far inRead More

Solar power going to low-income houses thanks to California cap-and-trade

Solar power going to low-income houses thanks to California cap-and-trade

June 1, 2015 at 12:48 pm 3 comments

Solar power is a growing trend for homeowners, especially as prices continue to drop, but for many homeowners, the upfront cost of installing any residential solar power is still daunting. This is obviously even more true for those lower on the socioeconomic ladder. At that point, solar is a luxuryRead More

 
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