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Grid Alternatives installed solar panels on Oakland resident Adama Mosley's house after she qualified for 100% financing.

Grid Alternatives installed solar panels on Oakland resident Adama Mosley's house after she qualified for 100% financing.

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Greening the Hood: Is clean energy reaching poor communities?

For Adama Mosley, a resident of the West Oakland neighborhood known as “Ghosttown,” having solar panels installed on her home was “a dream come true.” Mosely had long been concerned about pollution from freeways and nearby brownfields (contaminated former industrial sites), contributing to the area’s high levels of asthma.