Advancing solar in Washington!

Volunteer-for-Solar-Washington.jpgSolar Washington is the nonprofit organization connecting you with “all things solar” in Washington. We present bi-monthly General Meetings,  the annual Washington State Solar Summit, Solar 101 workshops, and this website as resources to you.

Whether you are considering solar for your home or business, seeking a career in solar, or wanting to learn about legislation in Olympia, Solar Washington provides helpful information to help you navigate the solar energy landscape in Washington State.

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2017 Legislative Session Activity

WSLegisbanner.jpgSolar Washington brings you news and updates to bills introduced in Olympia as they pertain to solar and/or energy related policies. The 2017 legislative session began January 9 and is scheduled to end on or by April 23. Click for updates

Help Keep Washington #SolarStrong

SolarStrong_square_logo.pngSolar Washington invites you to help keep Washington #SolarStrong  by supporting a petition spearheaded by Solar Installers of Washington (SIW), a trade association representing its member installers throughout Washington. Click here for more information and to offer your support.

#SolarStrong has provided a side by side comparison of the current program versus the proposed bill draft to begin the 2017 legislative session.  Click Solar Washington's Legislation page with updates from the current 2017 legislative session.

Washington State Solar Summit

WA-Solar-Summit-Transparent-Bkgnd.pngSolar Washington presents the annual Washington State Solar Summit, an important annual information gathering and networking event for all industry stakeholders including manufacturers, installers, utilities, municipalities, legislators, educators, students, advocacy organizations/nonprofits, distributors, consultants and more. Click to view the schedule and presentations from both the 2016 and 2015 Solar Summits.


  • Upcoming events

    Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 11:00 AM

    UW Environmental Career Fair 2017

    Connect with future environmental professionals at the annual UW Environmental Career Fair, which attracts hundreds of students and recent alumni from a range of environmental fields and disciplines. Whether you are building your contact list for future hires, recruiting interns, or hiring right now, come share your organization’s professional opportunities. Annually over 400 students graduate from the UW College of the Environment with degrees in the following areas:

    • Aquatic & Fishery Sciences 
    • Atmospheric Sciences
    • Bioresource Science & Engineering 
    • Earth & Space Sciences
    • Environmental & Forest Sciences 
    • Environmental Science & Terrestrial Resource Management
    • Environmental Studies 
    • Marine & Environmental Affairs
    • Oceanography

    Click for more information.

    Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    DLR Group in Seattle, WA

    2017 Women in Solar Energy Roundtable in Seattle

    The 2017 #NationWISE (Women In Solar Energy) 3rd Annual Multi City Roundtable event is Thursday, February 23 at the DLR Group in Seattle. SW Board Member Joan Schrammeck will be among the featured speakers! Also speaking will be Jessica Kendrick of REC Solar who will share her experience managing the recent IKEA installation in Renton, WA. Organized by women, but all with an interest in solar and clean energy are welcome to attend! Click for more information and to register.


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