September 5th, 2017 by Kyle Field 
GRID Alternatives recently announced that it has received a massive donation from Tesla Energy of a mix of 569 kW of solar panels that will be installed on the rooftops of low-income homes.
GRID Alternatives is focused on and has become a national leader in helping low-income communities and communities of color nationwide learn how to integrate solar power while at the same time realizing the employment benefits that come along with it. GRID also works globally to power up off-grid communities across the globe with solar power.
The donation from Tesla also unlocks 15,000 hours of hands-on training through GRID’s community participation training model that guides participants through a solar training curriculum from zero knowledge to installer — with an objective of finding jobs for participants afterward. Tesla’s contribution to GRID is an impressive example of how Tesla is perpetually focused on making as large of an …