Tag: Grid Alternatives


Clean Techies put together a team of volunteers to install solar panels as part of the Grid Alternatives Solarthon 2010. Here’s how it went down.


It is that time of year again, the sun is shining and solar panels are soaking it up. And Grid Alternatives’ Solarthon on July 31st in the Bay Area is proving to be bigger and better than ever. Solarthon is Read more…


During the past weekend a team of CleanTechies made up of our staff members, friends and blog readers like yourself put our “Think Globally, Act Locally” philosophy into practice during Solarthon 2009. Our team of 15 people spent a partially Read more…


In light of our desire to Think Globally and Act Locally, CleanTechies is raising $5,000 to support GRID Alternatives during Solarthon 2009. As mentioned in my previous post, Solarthon 2009 will be GRID’s largest event of the year, with plans to Read more…


In yesterday’s CleanTechies blog post on solar energy careers, I wrote about an innovative non-profit named GRID Alternatives which provides solar electric systems to low income families. CleanTechies is working with GRID Alternatives to support their largest 1 day install Read more…


“We will have solar energy as soon as the utility companies solve one technical problem – how to run a sunbeam through a meter” — anonymous There is a lot of buzz going on these days about the role solar Read more…


If you haven’t heard about GRID Alternatives yet, you probably missed the fundraiser CleanTechies organized for this fabulous non-profit in March. The party was a lot of fun, and we raised over $4,000 for GRID Alternatives that evening. Now, there’s Read more…


Thank you to the 200 CleanTechies and friends that came to usher me into my 30’s and raised over $4,000 for GRID Alternatives – an impressive sum for a great night of partying! Here are a couple of pictures from Read more…


Update: Read Ian’s recap, and check out the pictures of the event here! CleanTechies has a strong social mission and is dedicated to supporting individuals and organizations in bringing clean technologies and green energy to more businesses, residences and communities. Read more…


Job seekers, chin up! You are not alone. You have company, but you’ll need to have some tenacity because Q1 2009 will not provide you with many easy opportunities. If you are keen on getting a job in renewable energy Read more…

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