The energy grid stops way before you get to Platanal, and the terrain is treacherously steep. Because off-grid solar systems are much more complicated than systems that are grid-tied, both factors contribute to GRID Alternatives calling this project one of the most ambitious they’ve undertaken in the region. But with funding from Viridian, and thanks to GRID’s expert guidance, our energetic team and the very enthusiastic community were able to bring clean, bright, sustainable light where there once was just the flicker of a kerosene lamp. See how what looks like simple wooden boxes with batteries and wires can transform the life of an entire village.

7 Continents in 7 Years: Nicaragua in the News!

7-Continents-in-7-YearsThe media is buzzing about our fifth 7 Continents in 7 Years journey to Nicaragua. Find out why the press is taking note of Viridian’s global sustainability efforts.

Working with Experts in Off-Grid Solar


Learn more about Viridian’s Nicaragua project partner GRID Alternatives. Their planning and expertise helped us accomplish our most ambitious project to date.