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Upcoming Solar Washington events and other solar-related events throughout Washington.

  • Wednesday, May 03, 2017 at 06:00 PM

    May 2017 General Meeting

    The next Solar Washington General Meeting will be held May 3 at the Community Hall at the Phinney Neighborhood Center in Seattle from 6-8/8:15pm. Click for directions. Park in the lower parking lot.

    Scheduled to speak:

    Mikhaila Gonzales, Project Manager for Northwest SEED, will will discuss its Affordable Clean Energy for All project, and Sameer Ranade, Climate and Clean Energy Program Associate for the Washington Environmental Council,  will talk about the Clean Energy Fund, the Clean Energy Transition Act, and how it can strengthen the solar industry.

    Rick Matheson, CEO/President of Nampa, ID based Advanced Technology Solutions specializing in processing/recovering silicon wafers, broken silicon, solar silicon and a distributor of high-end NAND/DRAM Products. Rick will address silicon repurposing, recycling methods and its challenges.

    Rich Phillips, CEO of PureSolar, will do a presentation on Pure Solar's new PV panel. 

    Solar Washington presents its General Meetings as an informative forum for industry personnel, homeowners and solar enthusiasts. Our meetings present an excellent opportunity to network with industry representatives as well as learn about current products, services and issues surrounding the solar industry in Washington State. Open to all solar enthusiasts.

    Solar Washington's members and sponsors make our General Meetings and other programs designed to advanced solar in Washington possible. Please show your support for solar by becoming a member or having your company become a sponsor of Solar Washington today! Click for more information.


  • Friday, May 05, 2017 at 08:00 AM
    Grove Hotel in Boise, ID

    2017 NW Clean & Affordable Energy Conference

    Join the NW Energy Coalition on May 5th for the Spring 2017 NW Clean & Affordable Energy Conference, the region's premier clean energy conference! Today's most important energy topics will be addressed, including the role of federal and local governments in the energy sector, the possibilities for clean portfolio development by utilities, the debate over how to recover salmon in the Northwest, and the critical role of transmission in unlocking renewable resources. Click for details and to register.

  • Tuesday, May 09, 2017 at 12:00 PM through May 12, 2017
    Portland Crowne Plaza

    2017 OSEIA Conference

    The Oregon Solar Energy Conference is the fastest growing regional solar conferences in the U.S. OSEIA hosted over 400 attendees in 2016 at the Portland Crowne Plaza. For 2017 OSEIA will offer an additional day of training including business development sessions, hands on installation training and electrical code change courses. Also, OSEIA will be developing solar + storage trainings & policy sessions. Click for more information

    May 9-11, 2017 

    Portland Crowne Plaza, Portland Oregon
    1441 NE 2nd Avenue
    Portland, OR 97232

  • Friday, May 12, 2017 at 01:00 PM

    Solar PtD Seminar

    Almost 50% of construction accidents are linked to decisions made during the design phase. Recognizing this, how can solar designers proactively address workers’ safety concerns? Through several solar project case studies and interviews, UW & OSU researchers have developed a Prevention through Design Protocol. Intended for solar energy systems designers, this Protocol supports those interested in applying Prevention through Design (PtD) practices to improve solar safety for small residential buildings.

    Please join us on May 12, 2017 for a 3-hour seminar to learn about Prevention through Design and discuss this Protocol. We also look forward to gathering your feedback to support continued improvement of this Protocol as we prepare to publish it for the industry. Everyone is welcome. Snacks and drinks will be provided. For more information and to RSVP, please contact Chung Ho ( See for directions.

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 08:00 AM
    Shoreline Community College in Shoreline, WA

    Solar Training-PV Systems-2017.6.20 Shoreline

    Solar Energy International presents:


    PV351L is an intensive, advanced training designed for solar professionals already working in the PV industry who want to take their technical skills to the next level ­ and gain hands-­on experience with a wide range of advanced analytical tools and meters. A mix of classroom and lab time, theory is immediately applied in the field, with a focus on commissioning, operations and maintenance, troubleshooting, and performance evaluation, using a wide variety of the latest and greatest tools the industry has to offer, including various multimeters, insulation resistance testers, IV curve tracers, and infrared cameras. Learn the advanced skills required to ensure PV systems operate safely and reliably! Click for details and to register. June 20, 2017 at Shoreline Community College.

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