The May 2017 Solar Washington General Meeting took place May 3 at the Community Hall at the Phinney Neighborhood Center in Seattle. Speakers included the following:
Jeremy Smithson of Puget Sound Solar and Solar Installers of Washington gave a brief update concerning solar legislation still being considered during the special session.
Mikhaila Gonzales, Project Manager for Northwest SEED, who discussed SEED's Affordable Clean Energy for All project, and Sameer Ranade, Climate and Clean Energy Program Associate for the Washington Environmental Council, spoke about the Clean Energy Fund, the Clean Energy Transition Act, and how it can strengthen the solar industry. Click to view Mikhaila's presentation. Click to view Mikhaila and Sameer's combined presentation slides.
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 addressed silicon repurposing, recycling methods and its challenges. Click to view his presentation file.
Rich Phillips, CEO of PureSolar, who did a presentation on PureSolar's new PV panel.
Thanks to all who attended!
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.