I grew up in a village in Malawi, which is one of the poorest nations on earth. You can only imagine what life was like, I did not know about electricity until I was 10 years old. I remember watching my grandmother struggle to get firewood for cooking, and we could rarely afford the paraffin necessary to light a lamp.
As we all wind down the work week and gather together around the Thanksgiving table, I wanted to invite you all to share in my expression of gratitude for the good work Let Us Give Thanks we’ve been able to do so far this year.
The SharePower™ Newsletter celebrates the ways YOU make a difference every day as a community solar subscriber. Your commitment to make a difference for your community and the environment is setting the standard for what equitable community solar can be.
In September, Groundswell welcomed committed community advocates to our team and celebrated the promotion of some of our team members actively building community power in the communities we serve. From the stellar additions to our staff to internal promotions, we are excited to update you on our team!
The past few weeks have been filled with good news about clean energy jobs. Solar is part of the story, but what we’re seeing is a much more significant transformation of how we power our economy and bring good jobs to communities around the US.
The Jones Family legacy on the Southside of Chicago is built on integrity, technology, manufacturing, and jobs. Family patriarch Jerry T. Jones grew up in Mississippi, earned a Ph.D. in physics, and became one of the first Black scientists at NASA before founding Sonicraft in the 1970s.