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GRID Alternatives San Diego’s SummerSolarthon

By Roy L Hales

GRID Alternatives entered San Diego eight years ago, with a solar installation in El Cajon.  Since then, the non-profit has put up a total of 824 systems throughout the county. This Saturday, they return to the same El Cajon neighbourhood for GRID Alternatives San Diego’s SummerSolarthon.
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Solar Panels on the Whitehouse

By Roy L Hales

Amidst a flurry of energy announcements, the White House also released a video called “The Solar Panels.” They were the backdrop to a series of announcements made while tradesmen installed solar panels on the Whitehouse.
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Grid Alternatives Launches US National Women in Solar Initiative

The ECOreport looks at the US National Woman in Solar Initiative

By Roy L Hales

Grid Alternatives grew out of California’s 2001 energy crises. It is a non-profit organization that leads teams of volunteers and job trainees to install solar panels for low income home owners. They currently do 1,000 installations a year out of their California, Denver and New York offices. Thanks to a philanthropic donation of $1.2 million by SunEdison, they have just started a national series of “WE Build” women only installations. This program will start with two WE Builds in Denver, on April 25.
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