Advancing solar in Washington!

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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2017 Washington State Solar Summit 

WA-Solar-Summit-Transparent-Bkgnd.pngSolar Washington presented the annual Washington State Solar Summit on October 13, 2017. 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 to view the schedule and presentations from both the 2016 and 2015 Solar Summits.

Notice to Silicon Energy PV module customers

Intertek, an inspection, product testing and certification company, issued a warning concerning Silicon Energy flat-plate photovoltaic modules (identified in the following link) bearing an Intertek certification mark for Canada and the United States that may not comply with relevant safety requirements. Click to read release. (PDF file)

  • Upcoming events

    Friday, March 23, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    University of Washington, Mary Gates Hall

    2018 YMCA Earth Service Corps Environmental Symposium

    Each spring the YMCA Earth Service Corps hosts an Environmental Symposium with the goal of educating and empowering 150 high school youth about local environmental issues. The Symposium consists of a series of 50 minute workshops that inform teens about environmental topics and encourages them to address local environmental issues through meaningful action. Solar Washington plans on presenting a topic on Solar Energy in Washington from 12:30-1:20. Click to learn more about the YMCA Earth Services Corps.

    Friday, March 23, 2018 at 07:00 PM

    NW Ecobuilding Guild Rapid Improvements in Battery Technology

    Rapid improvement in battery technology, how close are we to unplugging our houses? What works now & what’s will be available in the next 10 years. Incentives, systems and alternatives. This session is about residential energy storage and its current & future applications in the Northwest. We’ll go into detail about next generation battery solutions, including the Tesla Powerwall & using Electric Vehicles for backup storage. Whether you are interested in solar PV for your home or backup power for your home or business, we’ll cover the spectrum. Presented by the NW EcoBuilding Guild. Click for details.

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