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GRID Alternatives awarded $4.4 million in funding for California’s first low-income community solar projects

GRID Alternatives awarded $4.4 million in funding for California’s first low-income community solar projects

June 11, 2019 at 9:14 am 1 comment

The California Department of Community Services and Development (CSD) announced final awards totaling $4.4 million to GRID Alternatives for two Community Solar Pilot projects in Contra Costa and Riverside Counties. These first-in-California low-income community solar projects are part of California Climate Investments and will make the cost-saving benefits of solarRead More

DC Sustainable Energy Utility names nine contractors to install 7 MW of lower income solar via Solar for All

DC Sustainable Energy Utility names nine contractors to install 7 MW of lower income solar via Solar for All

May 24, 2019 at 9:54 am 0 comments

In partnership with the District Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE), the DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) announced plans to work with nine contractors to bring over 7 MW of solar to income-qualified DC residents through its Solar for All program this year. The Solar for All program serves bothRead More

GRID Alternatives to head up California’s Disadvantaged Communities – Single-family Solar Homes program

GRID Alternatives to head up California’s Disadvantaged Communities – Single-family Solar Homes program

March 18, 2019 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

GRID Alternatives was selected by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to administer the Disadvantaged Communities – Single-family Solar Homes (DAC-SASH) program. The program builds on California’s long-standing and successful Single-family Affordable Solar Homes (SASH) program, also administered by GRID Alternatives, providing long-term funding to bring solar power to householdsRead More

Wells Fargo commits $5 million to GRID Alternatives’ Tribal Solar Accelerator Fund

Wells Fargo commits $5 million to GRID Alternatives’ Tribal Solar Accelerator Fund

August 31, 2018 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

Wells Fargo is committing $5 million over three years to support solar projects in tribal communities across the U.S. The donation to nonprofit GRID Alternatives, a national leader in making solar technology and training accessible to underserved communities, supports the founding of GRID’s new Tribal Solar Accelerator Fund. The fundRead More

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 Comments are Disabled

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 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 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