Alicia Hill

Alicia Hill is the Associate Editor at Groundswell. She works with Groundswell's communications team to share our story and our progress toward creating community solar projects and their impact on communities. Alicia believes that stories matter and sharing those stories helps communities grow.

Before starting at Groundswell, Alicia was a journalist, reporting for The LaGrange Daily News and The Valley Times-News. She was recognized by the Georgia Press Association in 2019 and the Associated Press in 2018. While serving as a journalist, Alicia had the opportunity to work with major stakeholders in the sustainability sector as they worked to establish projects that would make a major impact on the region while serving as a template for projects across the country.
Alicia studied Communication at Berry College, and, while in college, she wrote articles for the Campus Carrier, Hometown Headlines and The Rome News-Tribune.

14 Articles

  • Groundswell Celebrates SOUL Success with LaGrange City Council, Partners
    On Tuesday, Groundswell CEO Michelle Moore updated the LaGrange City Council on the LaGrange Save On Utilities Long term (SOUL) program. The City of LaGrange’s utility rates are among the lowest in the state, but some residents still have much higher-than-average energy usage and utility bills because their homes are older, less efficient, and use more energy. The council has searched for a solution for more than three years before encountering the SOUL program and funding it.
  • A Heart for the Community Celebrating Green Black History Month with Ed Brame
    Every week in February, Groundswell has recognized individuals making major contributions to Black, Green communities and initiatives. For our final week, we sat down with Edward Brame, an active leader for multiple outreach initiatives at Dupont Park Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Washington, D.C.
  • A Vision for the Future Celebrating Green Black History with Ngadi Smart
    Each week in February, Groundswell will recognize individuals who are making major contributions to Black, Green communities and initiatives. This week, we sat down with Ngadi Smart to talk about the role that she hopes her work will play in building stronger communities and a brighter future.
  • Watching DC Solar Stories Episode 3
    Throughout the District, there is an increased focus on making green, renewable energy equitable and accessible for everyone. The DC Solar for All program is helping leverage solar resources to share benefits throughout the District.
  • Building Stronger Communities
    Every week in February, Groundswell is recognizing individuals who are making major contributions to Black, Green communities and initiatives. This week, we sat down with Suncatch Energy Founder Brad Boston, who builds up his employees, even as he installs solar panels.
  • Looking to the Future During Black, Green History Month
    This February, Groundswell will honor individuals making history in their communities and building a brighter future for generations to come.  Groundswell has shared stories about leaders in the Black and green communities every February since 2017 to recognize the environmental justice impact these individuals have in and beyond the communities they serve. These stories are part of the rich fabric of history written each day by decisions and acts of service. 
  • Road to Groundswell: Teara Harris
    Groundswell recently welcomed Teara Harris to our team as our new Community Building Associate. Teara brings with her a passion for building up people in traditionally underserved communities. Her vision is to bring about change and unity while connecting people in her community with the resources they need.
  • Giving Community on Giving Tuesday
    This year, it has been clearer than ever just how important our neighbors are to our lives. Many of us have been physically separated from our friends, co-workers, and neighbors for most of the year, which is why we believe that it is more important than ever to support everyone in our community on this Giving Tuesday.
  • Road to Groundswell: Nicole Sonderegger
    Groundswell is excited to welcome Nicole Sonderegger to our team as our new Solar Program Operations Manager. Nicole brings with her a passion for empowering underserved communities and experience leveraging business acumen to build sustainable and scalable solutions for a more equitable and greener future. In this installment of our "Road to Groundswell" series, Nicole shares her story.
  • Solar project provides education opportunity to community
    In Baltimore Maryland, the partnership between Empowerment Temple and Groundswell continues to bring community solar projects centered in education, economic empowerment, and a higher level of resilience to the community surrounding the place of worship.
  • How to Find Your Community Solar Credits on Your Pepco Bill
    Your monthly Pepco bill has a lot of useful information on it, but it can be difficult to understand. We are here to help.
  • Energizing the Community at The Monastery of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
    This year, the Discalced Carmelite Friars of Washington, D.C., and Groundswell will continue to follow Jesus’ call to love our neighbors through the benefits created by the recently energized solar project at the Monastery of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel.