Senior Home Owners in Sierra Bonita Village Beneficiaries of PG&E Solar Program
San Luis Obispo, CA. April, 10, 2017 — Habitat for Humanity for San Luis Obispo County, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), and Grid Alternatives are providing solar panels for three low-income homeowners who live in the Sierra Bonita Village, a senior community in Paso Robles. PG&E provided $30,000 to Habitat for the new solar panel systems as part of Habitat’s on-going Home Preservation and Neighborhood Revitalization efforts in Sierra Bonita. Habitat partnered with Grid Alternatives, a non-profit organization that installs solar panel systems for low-income homeowners, for the panels’ installation.
PG&E is an advocate for solar energy and a strong Habitat partner, having provided Habitat with $217,000 for the installation of solar panels on all 17 of the new homes it has built in the County, and now through its support for solar panel installation as part of Habitat’s home preservation work. Grid Alternatives recently became a Habitat partner by installing the panels on 7 of Habitat’s new homes, and the homes selected in the Sierra Bonita Village
“Habitat’s work in Sierra Bonita is critical to its mission to build homes, communities, and hope,” said Julia Ogden, Chief Executive Officer of the County’s Habitat. “Our partnership with PG&E has ensured that we are not only building and repairing homes, but ensuring that those homes are provided access to solar energy. Habitat is not only a “green” builder, but strongly supports PG&E’s solar initiate and thereby are ensuring our families save money, our homes are energy efficient, and that we are looking to the future with green energy”.
To learn more about Habitat for Humanity’s work in Sierra Bonita Village, and its Neighborhood Revitalization and Home Preservation programs, please contact Stephanie Bristow at 805-781-0687. To learn more about PG&E’s Solar Habitat Program, click here.
About Habitat for Humanity for San Luis Obispo County:
Habitat for Humanity for San Luis Obispo County (HFHSLOCO) brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. Established in 1997, HFHSLOCO seeks to eliminate generational poverty, and to stabilize and revitalize low-income neighborhoods throughout our County. For more information, or to donate or volunteer, visit www.hfhsloco.org.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Based in San Francisco, with more than 20,000 employees, the company delivers some of the nation’s cleanest energy to nearly 16 million people in Northern and Central California. For more information, visit www.pge.com/ and www.pge.com/en/about/newsroom/index.page.