Project Summary: The GRID Solar Collaborative Projects are focused on installing 91 kilowatts of solar energy on multifamily complexes managed by the Fresno Housing Authority in the identified TCC area.
GRID Alternatives will install 91 kilowatts of solar photovoltaic panels on 5 Fresno Housing Authority multi-family buildings. 100% of project beneficiaries shall be low-income families falling below 80% AMI in the TCC Project Area. The project will train 67 TCC area individuals for jobs in solar. The project aims to improve air quality and provide direct economic benefit for West Fresno families through electrical utility cost savings. GRID Alternatives will provide technical support during the post-installation warranty period.
GRID Alternatives and its collaborative partner the Fresno Housing Authority are focused on bringing the benefits of solar to families living in affordable housing apartment units owned and managed by the Fresno Housing Authority. All identified projects are located within the identified Transform Fresno Area. As a collaborative effort, the goal is to provide electrical utility savings to families who spend a large percentage of their income paying rent or large electrical utility bills. This collaborative effort also provides job training opportunities and helps improve air quality in our region.
Project Update, March 2021
GRID Alternatives is a nonprofit corporation whose mission is to provide access to solar energy, job training, and improved air quality.