Verde Energy Accomplishments
• Paid $296,120 in crew member wages
• Paid crew member health insurance premiums valued at $55,681
• Provided over 300 paid training hours to crew members
• Provided full-time employment to 11 crew members
• Weatherized 52 homes
2010, Verde and NAYA created a new social enterprise, Verde Energy, to provide weatherization labor and services to contractors, governments, affordable housing providers, CAP agencies, other nonprofit groups, and private property owners. Crew Members have been recruited from Hacienda CDC’s affordable housing and from Native Americans who access NAYA services, with an emphasis on providing opportunities for women.
Verde Energy has temporarily suspended operations due to lower than projected sales revenue. Verde and partners are working to identify the next role for our social enterprise in the weatherization marketplace, including providing weatherization services to low and moderate income households.
Please contact Verde Executive Director Alan Hipólito to learn more...