GRID Alternatives’ International Program Expands to Nepal

In July, HeatSpring published a Sustainable Women Series article featuring the Founder and CEO of GRID Alternatives, a national non-profit that facilitates affordable solar power projects, oftentimes in low-income communities. In this follow-up article, I spoke with Jenean Smith, the Director of the International Programs at GRID Alternatives, whose working on a 16 kW solar […]

How Can We Convert Malls, Homes and Offices into Microgrids?

Whenever I am driving in a city, I look at the shopping malls, office buildings and residential streets and say to myself: Each of these I can convert into microgrids. Each of these I can take “off-grid,” either in one shot or in phases.
How would I do this?

Step One:
Assuming there is┬ávariable pricing (and even when […]