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GRID Alternatives Overview
We believe making energy choices that are good for the environment can go hand-in-hand with improving the lives of those living in low-income communities. GRID Alternatives works collaboratively with communities and local organizations to identify specific needs and to develop renewable energy solutions that are environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.
Helped over 2,500 families to-date
Saved nearly $70 in energy costs for these families
Prevented 215,000 Tons C02
Trained nearly 11,000 volunteers
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I LOVE this organization!!! They install solar panels for low-income homeowners with the help of volunteers and job trainees. This provides triple benefit: (1) Helping the environment by reducing greenhouse gases (2) Helping low-income homeowners by giving access to renewable energy to those who ...
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GRID Alternatives trains and leads teams of volunteers to install solar electric systems for low-income homeowners. Time, talent and resources provided to the organization are leveraged many times - and the work is fun!
GRID Alternatives was founded during the 2001 California energy crisis by two ...
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