Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH), today announced a company community giving milestone with GRID Alternatives, a nonprofit that brings the benefits of solar technology to communities that would not otherwise have access. Since 2010, Enphase has worked with GRID Alternatives to bring solar power to low-income families in the San Francisco Bay Area through philanthropic employee workdays and donations of the Enphase ® Microinverter System. Today, Enphase employees are installing the company’s 12 th solar array with GRID Alternatives on a home in Petaluma, Calif., bringing the total of volunteer time to over 1,500 hours. The community and environmental impact of Enphase employee workdays to-date:
- $280,000 savings to the 12 families combined
- Over 875 tons of greenhouse gas emissions prevented
- 20,600 equivalent number of trees
- Equivalent of taking 150 cars off the road for one year
“Enphase’s investment in GRID is helping level the playing field for low-income families who would otherwise not have access to money-saving solar technology, and at the same time making the air a little cleaner for all of us,” said Erica Mackie, executive director and co-founder of GRID Alternatives. “They’ve been a great partner.”Read more about the impact Enphase and GRID Alternatives brings to working families in the Bay Area on the Enphase blog. http://enphase.com/eblog/2012/video-enphase-grid-alternatives-bring-solar-power-to-working-families/ About Enphase Energy, Inc. Enphase Energy delivers microinverter technology for the solar industry that increases energy production, simplifies design and installation, improves system uptime and reliability, reduces fire safety risk and provides a platform for intelligent energy management. Our semiconductor-based microinverter system converts energy at the individual solar module level and brings a systems-based, high technology approach to solar energy generation. Connect with Enphase on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. www.enphase.com Enphase Energy®, the Enphase logo and other trademarks or service names are the trademarks of Enphase Energy, Inc.