GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic has partnered with Habitat for Humanity Northern Virginia to offer the Tesfaye household in Alexandria, Va., with a house construct and solar power set up.
According to the companions, the Tesfaye household labored greater than 600 hours to construct their new house alongside Habitat for Humanity employees and volunteers. Now, the project will culminate with no-cost solar put in by GRID Mid-Atlantic employees and volunteers from KPMG.
The 2.44 kW solar set up will present the household of 4 a financial savings of about $10,000 over the lifetime of the system and can remove 64 tons of greenhouse-gas emissions — the equal of taking 12 vehicles off the street for a yr.
GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic brings collectively group companions, volunteers and job trainees to implement solar power and energy effectivity for low-income households in Maryland, D.C., Virginia and Delaware. More on their work will be learn here.