Nonprofit GRID Alternatives Inland Empire and Santa Rosa Band of Cahuilla Indians receive $2.05M grant for solar job training

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GRID Alternatives Inland Empire is building a 1-megawatt solar electric system on the Santa Rosa Band of Cahuilla Indians reservation with a $2.05 million grant under the California Department of Community Services and Development Low-income Weatherization Program, Community Solar Pilot Program. Valley News/Courtesy photo
ANZA – GRID Alternatives Inland Empire, an affiliate of GRID Alternatives which makes clean renewable energy technology and job training accessible to communities who need it most, was awarded a $2.05 million grant under the California Department of Community Services and Development Low-income Weatherization Program, Community Solar Pilot Program and recently broke ground on its largest community-scale solar project to date. The nearly 1-megawatt solar electric system on the Santa Rosa Band of Cahuilla Indians reservation – California’s first low-income community solar project – is currently underway. This project will provide $5.4 million in savings to benefit low-income members of Anza Electrical Cooperative. AEC will offer bill credits to qualified low-income residents, e
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