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.@GRID continues low-income #solar mission with help from @TeslaMotors donation

.@GRID continues low-income #solar mission with help from @TeslaMotors donation

U.S. nonprofit solar installer GRID Alternative has announced a major solar panel donation from Tesla that will support solar power for an estimated 150 low-income households across the country. The 569 kW of donated equipment will also unlock 15,000 hours of hands-on job training through GRID’s unique community participation model, according to the nonprofit. “Solar power has so many benefits for disadvantaged communities. It reduces pollution, helps financially strapped families live more affordably in their homes and provides career opportunities for people who need good jobs,” says Erica Mackie, CEO and co-founder of GRID Alternatives. “Achieving a transition to clean energy takes all of us, and we’re grateful for Tesla’s contribution to this work.” The donation will help expand access to clean energy, supporting GRID’s mission to make solar accessible in communities t...

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