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Vote for Solar Richmond to Win $100,000 Grant

Solar Richmond (see below) has been nominated to receive $100,000 from Levi Strauss & Co. 

You can help them win by going to http://goforth.levi.com/fortune/pollpop and voting for Solar Richmond.  

(You will have to register in order to vote -- quick and painless.)

They are a ways behind the leading vote getter, but so far votes are only in the hundreds, so there’s a good chance if the word spreads locally! 

Voting ends on November 17.


Solar Richmond brings green jobs, clean energy, and economic opportunity to Richmond California, through solar installation training for low-income residents and innovative job creation and placement services to empower emerging leaders of the green economy.

Solar Richmond Major Goals by 2010

1) 100 new green-collar jobs for Richmond residents

2) 50 solar installations on low-income homes in Richmond, performed by our trainees as part of Solar Richmond's 5-week solar training

3) 5 megawatts of solar power installed in Richmond