Some South Valley residents get free solar

Some South Valley homes will soon be powered by the sun.

They are getting free solar.

GRID Alternatives Central Valley, a national leader in making clean, affordable solar power and solar jobs accessible to low-income communities is partnering with SUNPOWER and Orosi High School's Solar Futures students.

Together they are installing solar at no-cost in the communities of Visalia and Ivanhoe.

GRID Central Valley develops and implements solar projects that serve qualifying households and affordable housing providers while providing hands-on job training.

GRID Central Valley has trained more than 4,300 people.

Together they have installed solar for more than 2,300 families to-date and helped households save $72 million in lifetime electricity costs.

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