Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA

$28,701 $21,899
Raised Remaining
Jan 7, 2012

GRID Alternatives' Success Stories from the Field

GRID Alternatives has had great success in 2011 and is looking forward to building and expanding more of our services in 2012. To date we have installed 1571 solar electric systems among 7 regional offices in California and have now reached 4.2 Megawatts of generating capacity across the state. In addition to these successes, we have had a positive influence in the lives of our clients and volunteers.

Stories from the field this year have come from many walks of life and have inspired our greater community and our staff. These stories have included homeowners who have had to choose between electric bills and medical bills prior to their solar electric installation and then were relieved of this financial strain after assistance from GRID Alternatives. Stories have also included unemployed solar installation volunteers and interns who later found work in the solar industry as a result of their experiences with GRID Alternatives - many of whom still volunteer with the organization after they become employed! To learn more about GRID Alternatives' solar success stories and our impact in the lives of our clients and volunteers click here.

It is with deep gratitude to our donors that we are able to faciliate change in the lives of families with low incomes throughout California. We are looking forward to having an even greater impact in 2012!



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Susie Chang

San Francisco, CA United States

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