Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA

 
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA has received 1 donation
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA has received 10 donations
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA has received 20 donations
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA posted a progress report
    GRID Alternatives Teams Up
    By - Jessica Nelson - Development Assistant
    On May 4, 2012 GRID Alternatives staff members from across the state gathered in Castroville, CA to install solar for ten families. This group installation was part of our second annual staff summit; a gathering of all GRID staff to spend two days together building our team and culture. GRID Alternatives' Co-Founder and...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA posted a progress report
    GRID Alternatives' Success Stories from the Field
    By - Tracie Troxler - Event and Development Manager
    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...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA posted a progress report
    Solarthon Season!
    By - Jessica Nelson - Development Associate
    On Saturday, September 10, 2011, GRID Alternatives will kick off it's Solarthon Season in Oakland, CA!  Solarthon is an annual solar installation block party and fundraiser for GRID Alternatives.  Solarthon brings together hundreds of individual, team, and corporate participants from their communities to install...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA has received 31 donations
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA posted a progress report
    Students, Service and Celebration!
    By - Jessica Nelson - Development Associate
    The past few months have been busy, busy! From students to storms, GRID Alternatives is excited to share a few stories with you! On May 4th and 5th, GRID provided students from the Porterville High School Alternative Energy Resource Occupation (AERO) Pathway Program hands on training during a two-day install....
    • 3 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA posted a progress report
    Desert Development!
    By - Jessica Nelson - Development Associate
    GRID Alternatives is proud to announce the opening of our sixth office, now serving California's Inland Empire!  The San Bernadino and Riverside counties are some of the largest in the nation and homeowners in this area can greatly benefit from solar energy.  With sun a plenty and jobs few and far between, we are...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA posted a progress report
    Give the Gift of Solar Energy This Year!
    By - Myshel Prasad - Development Officer
    As 2010 comes to a close, GRID Alternatives has a lot to celebrate!  GRID has recently launched a new office in the California Central Coast area and we are continuing to expand the regions we serve.  GRID has already surpassed its ambitious 2010 installation goal and as of today has installed 337 new...
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    • Donna
      Donna Thanks for the update - and congrats on the new office. I grew up in San Jose and we used to go to Morro Bay when I was a kid...Keep up the great work.
      • 4 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA posted a progress report
    GRID Alternatives Solar Installations: Megawatt!!
    By - Myshel Prasad - Development Associate
    GRID Alternatives has now installed over 500 solar systems for low income families and these projects represent over 1 Megawatt of generating capacity! These solar installations are saving California's most vulnerable residents 75% on their energy costs and will reduce almost 50 thousand tons of greenhouse gasses in the...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA has received 60 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA posted a progress report
    Solar Block Parties Across the State!
    By - Tracie Troxler - Event and Development Coordinator
    GRID Alternatives continues to expand our non-profit solar electric installation services to low income homeowers accross the state. Currently we are serving families in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Greater Los Angeles Area, the Central Valley, San Diego, the Inland Empire and are moving into the Central Coast. To date...
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    • Dia
      Dia Its our World we have to save it
      • 4 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA posted a progress report
    GRID Alternatives is GROWING!
    By - Tracie Troxler - Event and Development Coordinator
    GRID Alternatives is growing rapidly! To date we have installed 340 solar electric systems, trained 3,800 community volunteers, and helped reduce the electric bills of California's low-income families by up to 75%. Our recent regional office addition in the Central Valley is up to speed and a fully operational office....
    • 4 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA posted a progress report
    GRID Alternatives Updates
    By - Laurel Crump - Development Associate
    GRID Alternatives has been very busy and have continued to grow in the past several months. Solarthon 2009 was a great success, raising over $100,000 to support renewable energy for low-income families statewide! Follow the link to see pictures of recent projects throughout California.
    • 5 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA has received 132 donations
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA posted a progress report
    GRID Alternatives Continues to Grow!
    By - Laurel Crump - Development Associate
    GRID Alternatives is has continued to grow over the past several months! Our recently opened San Diego office is now fully up and running, and in May we opened a Fresno Regional Office to add to our statewide network. As Project Manager for the California Solar Initiative Single Family Affordable Solar Homes (SASH) Program,...
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    • poppypants
      poppypants Wow! 16 in one day! wish I could be there to witness that. good luck and much love to all of you. And thank you for all your hard work.
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA posted a progress report
    GRID Alternatives is Expanding Statewide!
    By - Tracie Troxler - Event and Development Coordinator
    GRID Alternatives is growing rapidly! We recently opened an office in San Diego to add to our current operations in the San Francisco Bay Area and the Greater Los Angeles Area. We are on track to continue expanding throughout the state to serve more areas as the manager of the California Solar Initiative's Single-family...
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    • Donna
      Donna thanks for the update. please post them more often!
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    • Joan Ochi
      Joan Ochi Would love to hear stories about some of the families you have helped.
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    • poppypants
      poppypants Congrats on expanding.
      • 5 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA has received 134 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA posted a progress report
    Exciting Growth with GRID Alternatives
    By - Tracie Troxler - Development Assistant
    GRID Alternatives continues to expand our solar affordable housing program and staff. Since the start of 2008, we have completed 9 installations for homeowners with low incomes, and are adding 4 new staff members to our team. In addition to our installation and program growth, we have also had several opportunities to...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA posted a progress report
    GRID Alternatives Winter '08 Newsletter
    By - Tracie Troxler - Development Assistant
    GRID Alternatives is off to a great start in 2008! We have moved into our new office in downtown Oakland and have settled into our recently launched Southern California office in Carson. We have already installed 4 solar electric systems in 2008 and are geared up to serve many more low income families this year. Read all...
    • 7 years ago
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    • poppypants
      poppypants 4 systems already installed in 2008! Keep up the wonderful work!
      • 7 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA posted a progress report
    GRID Alternatives installs 30 systems for HFH International Jimmy Carter Work Project 2007
    By - Tracie Troxler - Development Assistant
    GRID Alternatives' participation in The Habitat for Humanity International Jimmy Carter Work Project 2007 was a huge success! We installed 30 solar electric systems for low-income first-time home owners in Southern Los Angeles and San Pedro. During the week of this JCWP event, we also opened our L.A. regional office. Click...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA posted a progress report
    GRID Alternatives Fall '07 Newsletter
    By - Zach Franklin - Development Director
    Check out the latest updates from GRID Alternatives, including our 100th low-income solar installation, expansion to Los Angeles, and an exciting partnership with SunPower. http://www.gridalternatives.org/eNews/Fall07.html
    • 7 years ago
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    • Donna
      Donna good quick update on the org but a tad more specifics on the GG-funded projects would be welcome
      • 7 years ago
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    • Ariesfaery4
      Ariesfaery4 A great summary of what both present work as well as upcoming projects.
      • 7 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA has received 100 donations
    • 7 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA posted a progress report
    GRID Alternatives Spring '07 Newsletter
    By - Zach Franklin - Development Director
    Click on the link below to read our Spring 2007 newsletter, with updates on GRID Alternatives projects!
    • 7 years ago
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    • Donna
      Donna Nice newsletter - the small blurb on the installation for 21 families is most relevant to this project. It would have been great if you could post some of the pictures you have on your website right on the GG website too! thanks
      • 8 years ago
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    • Zach @ GRID Alternatives
      Zach @ GRID Alternatives Thanks for the feedback, Donna. I've added a bunch of new photos to the GG Photo Gallery, with detailed captions. Hope this is what you were looking for!
      • 8 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA posted a progress report
    GRID Alternatives Summer '07 Newsletter
    By - Zach Franklin - Development Director
    Check out the latest updates from GRID Alternatives in our Summer 2007 eNewsletter!
    • 7 years ago
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    • Donna
      Donna It's a good and digestible newsletter. I'd love to see a story about one of the low-income families....
      • 7 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA posted a progress report
    Fall 2006 Newsletter
    By - GRID Alternatives - Project organization
    Click below to read about the SOLARTHON, recent volunteer projects, and an upcoming fundraiser.
    • 8 years ago
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    • Liev
      Liev I saw a lot of enthusiasm in Tim and it's clear that this project has a lot of good work behind it, and plenty of momentum for future sustainable homes.
      • 8 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA has received 44 donations
    • 8 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA posted a progress report
    Spring 2006 Newsletter, Issue 5
    By - Tim Sears - GRID Alternatives
    Read the attached newsletter to learn about the latest activities at GRID Alternatives, including new housing projects and the upcoming Solarthon!
    • 9 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 9 years ago
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  • Solar electricity for 10 low-income families, USA has received 6 donations
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Susie Chang

San Francisco, CA United States

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