HEAR OUR INTERVIEW: EMMA HIGGINS, GRID ALTERNATIVES

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Company seeks donors to bring solar job training and installations for low-income homeowners to East County

December 18, 2017 (San Diego) -- Emma Higgins with Grid Alternatives in San Diego sat down with ECM editor Miriam Raftery on our KNSJ radio show recently to discuss how the nation’s largest nonprofit solar installer is offering solar installations free to low and moderate homeowners, saving 75-100% on their energy bills.

The organization also provides job training to qualified persons in need including veterans and refugees. Participants can earn an income while training and after completing the program, can make $19 an hour. 

Grid Alternative is most active in southeast San Diego and the City Heights area, but is seeking funding partners to bring solar job training and installations to East County.  The group is also reaching out to local communities and is hopeful of doing installations next year in El Cajon, Higgins says.

Click the audio link above to hear our complete interview.  For more information you can visit www.GridAlternatives.org .

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interview with Emma Higgins, Grid Alternatives