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New Belgium Brewing donates $100,000 to GRID Alternatives

New Belgium Brewing donates $100,000 to GRID Alternatives

June 11, 2018 at 9:52 am 0 comments

New Belgium Brewing is donating $100,000 to GRID Alternatives to support its mission to make solar technology accessible to low-income communities, while providing pathways to clean energy jobs. New Belgium has supported GRID Alternatives since 2015 and this latest up-front charitable contribution will be distributed equally ($50,000 each) to theRead More

GRID Alternatives rebrands solar installation program Energy for All

GRID Alternatives rebrands solar installation program Energy for All

June 6, 2018 at 9:20 am 0 comments

GRID Alternatives, a national leader in making clean, affordable solar power and solar jobs accessible to low-income communities and communities of color, announced the rebranding of its solar installation program. The new Energy for All Program will continue to help low-income households, multifamily housing providers and utility partners across theRead More

GRID Alternatives installs its 10,000th solar system for low-income communities

GRID Alternatives installs its 10,000th solar system for low-income communities

April 10, 2018 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

GRID Alternatives, a national leader in making clean, affordable solar power and solar jobs accessible to low-income communities and communities of color,  has installed its 10,000th solar electric system. The 42 MW of clean power represent a distributed generation power plant that is saving families over $300 million in lifetimeRead More

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IGS Energy builds on GRID Alternatives partnership in new three-year commitment

March 7, 2018 at 8:35 am Comments are Disabled

IGS Energy announced a new multi-year partnership with GRID Alternatives, the nation’s largest non-profit solar installer, building on previous support for the organization and its mission. The expansion of this important partnership builds on each company’s mission to extend clean, affordable solar energy to more communities throughout the United StatesRead More

Beloit University students help install community solar array in Colorado.

GRID gone wild: Solar Spring Break connects students, solar jobs and low-income families

March 1, 2018 at 8:42 am Comments are Disabled

Nearly 200 college students from 19 schools across the country will spend their school break installing no-cost solar for low-income families, gaining hands-on workforce training, and connecting with solar industry careers through GRID Alternatives’ Solar Spring Break program. GRID Alternatives, a national leader in making clean, affordable solar power andRead More

NAACP launches year-long initiative to provide solar jobs, installs in communities of color

NAACP launches year-long initiative to provide solar jobs, installs in communities of color

January 24, 2018 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

This past Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the NAACP kicked off a civil rights economic and environmental justice initiative to connect 30+ communities of color and low income communities across the nation with solar energy infrastructure for homes and community centers, as well as skills training for solar jobs, allRead More

GRID Alternatives earns workforce development grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation

GRID Alternatives earns workforce development grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation

November 30, 2017 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

GRID Alternatives, a national leader in making clean, affordable solar power and solar jobs accessible to low-income communities and communities of color, announced today a $500,000 grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation to support its SolarCorps Fellowship Program. This national grant builds on the bank’s past support for GRIDRead More

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 Comments are Disabled

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