Job openings at GRID
GRID Alternatives is hiring for positions in California, Colorado, and D.C.
Have an interest in global energy development? Apply to be an International
Program Manager.
Knowledgeable in solar and affordable housing management? Apply for a
Multifamily Project Manager!
*Check out all of our open positions here
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Spring 2018
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Dear Friends,
Thanks to you, we exceeded our goal of raising $10,000 in celebration of
reaching a major milestone – 10,000 solar installations for low-income
families. We look forward to building our next 10,000 solar projects
alongside you!
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GRID Updates
[image: Michael Kadish, GRID client, and Senator Kevin de Leon at an event
in Los Angeles.]
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Senator Kevin De León visits GRID
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Calfornia’s investments in renewable energy and clean cars are having
transformative impacts for low-income households. State Senator Kevin de
León joined GRID Alternatives in East LA to demonstrate how two state
programs working together can ease a family’s energy burden.
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A born fighter
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Striking out west, Joan has conquered her share of mountains but couldn’t
overcome high electric bills. Solar has been a game changer.
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1,000 hours for GRID
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David is a devoted volunteer who reached an incredible milestone: 1,000
hours on GRID jobsites. Now he’s got a challenge for you!
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Energy sovereignty for
Ojo Encino Chapter
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Read this powerful piece on our first grid-tied solar array on Navajo
Nation and the students who installed it.
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Watch: How solar can aid natural disaster response
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First responders discuss immediate emergency response, rebuilding,
and long-term resiliency.
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GRID in the News

*ABC 7 Los Angeles
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MIT students spend spring break volunteering to install solar panels

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Illinois, land of Lincoln, chases low-income solar access

*Solar Power World
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Solar nonprofits celebrate “Solar Education Week” before Earth Day
Don’t miss…

*Tue, May 1, 2018 10:00 AM*

Webinar: Rooftop solar potential for low-to-moderate income households in
the US
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A new report from National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) finds solar on low-
and moderate- income homes has huge potential to modernize the electric
grid and improve energy affordability in low-income communities. Learn more
and register for a free public webinar hosted by the reports’ authors.
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Job openings at GRID
We’re hiring for positions in California, Colorado, and D.C. Have an
interest in global energy development? Apply to be our International
Program Manager. Knowledgeable in solar and affordable housing management?
We’re looking for a Multifamily Project Manager! *Check out all of our open
positions here
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A huge thank you to everyone who donated to celebrate our *special
milestone of installing 10,000 solar systems*
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— you are our solar champions! Thanks to Wells Fargo for supporting our
Solar Spring Break program, which just wrapped up its *biggest year yet*
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with students from 18 colleges and universities! We appreciate the support
of new partners IGS Energy, Trojan Battery, Flex, and US Bank. We’d also
like to recognize the 11th Hour Project for supporting our multifamily work
in Los Angeles, as well as New Belgium, Sungrade Solar, the Chan Zuckerberg
Initiative, and the Golden State Environmental Justice Alliance for
supporting our work in California. Thanks also to Honda for sponsoring
solar installations for eight low-income San Francisco families,
highlighted in a *new video*
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by CBS EcoMedia. A special thank you to our longtime partner SunPower, and
to Sunrun and Enphase Energy for renewing their commitments to GRID!