The_Washington_State_Capitolresize.jpgSolar Washington brings you news and updates to bills introduced in Olympia as they pertain to solar and/or energy related policies. Below is a synopsis of bills that were introduced this session with direct or possibly indirect solar implications as well as addressing overall state energy policy. The Legislature convened for a Regular Session on January 8, 2018.




HB 1233: Enabling electric utilities to prepare for the distributed energy future.

HB 2280: Concerning community solar gardens.

HB 2281: Recertifying renewable energy systems eligible for a renewable energy system production incentive.

HB 2283: Encouraging investment in and reducing the costs of transitioning to the clean energy future.

HB 2402: Concerning the energy independence act.

HB 2410: Allowing the energy savings associated with on-bill repayment programs to count toward a qualifying utility’s energy conservation targets under the energy independence act.

HB 2413: Concerning the voluntary option to purchase qualified alternative energy resources.

HB 2510: Concerning net metering.




SB 6081: Concerning distributed generation.

SB 6130: Concerning community solar gardens.

SB 6203: Reducing carbon pollution by moving to a clean energy economy.

SB 6253: Establishing a clean, efficient, renewable energy standard.


Key Committees in the House

Key Committees in the Senate

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