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Solar Washington is the nonprofit organization connecting you with “all things solar” in Washington. We present and partner with other organizations to hold events and our General Meetings,  present the annual Washington State Solar Summit, host Solar 101 workshops, and provide other educational resources for Washingtonians with an interest in solar. 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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2018 Washington State Solar Summit 

WA-Solar-Summit-Transparent-Bkgnd.pngSolar Washington presents the annual Washington State Solar Summit on October 19, 2018. The Solar Summit is 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 for details.


  • Upcoming events

    Friday, August 24, 2018 at 10:00 AM

    Why Smart Buildings Event

    Our next Why Smart Buildings event will not be one to miss. The focus will be on deciphering between hype versus reality and how we can set ourselves up for success in the smart buildings world. Bert Van Hoof, Group Program Manager at Azure IoT and a Partner at Microsoft, will provide the keynote during lunch. Jake Oster who leads Energy Policy for Amazon will also moderate a local panel to address the reality of implementing smart technologies in the PNW. Among the panelists are Kim Zentz, Urbanova; Ash Awad, McKinstry; and Curt Kirkeby, Avista. Mayor Durkan has also been invited to provide the welcome address. Don’t miss out on this next event! Click for details and to register.

    Wednesday, September 05, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Hellbent Brewing in Seattle, WA

    Solarize Puerto Rico: Renewable Energy & Resiliency

    Hellbent_photo-500.jpgJoin representatives from and members of Solar Washington along with other solar supporters in the community for a social evening of networking and conversation at Hellbent Brewing Company in Lake City (Seattle). There will be a presentation or two surrounding the topic of Solarize Puerto Rico: Renewable Energy & Resiliency.

    Speaking will be Hellbent Brewing Company Co-founder and Solarize Puerto Rico board member Jack Guinn about Solarize Puerto Rico, a nonprofit founded to contribute to the rehabilitation of the island in a sustainable way after the devastation caused by hurricane María in Puerto Rico in September 2017.

    Additional speakers TBD.

    This is a free event, but you are asked to RSVP below since space will be limited. Hellbent is a 21 and over establishment. Attendees may purchase food (from the food trucks) and beverages on their own. Click on the images below to take you to Solarize Puerto Rico and Hellbent Brewing's respective websites.  


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