October 18, 2019
Thanks to the nearly 275 solar industry professionals and other solar supporters for attending the 2019 Washington State Solar Summit! Here's a list of companies who sent a representative (or representatives) to the Solar Summit.
The Washington State Solar Summit is an important annual information gathering and networking event for industry stakeholders including manufacturers, installers, utilities, municipalities, legislators/policy makers, educators, students, tribal members, advocacy organizations/nonprofits, distributors, engineers, financial lenders, consultants and more. The Washington State Solar Summit is the must-attend business conference for anyone engaged in solar deployment, education and advocacy in Washington state. Presented by Solar Washington.
Program & Schedule
Every year the Solar Summit attempts to tackle the most timely issues and most talked about conversations surrounding solar energy and solar adoption in Washington. The following topics were discussed at the 2019 Solar Summit:
- Where are we at now? National and state updates, trends and perspectives.
- Solar and storage in the national and state marketplaces.
- A showcase of projects throughout the state and elsewhere that use solar (plus other technologies) to increase resilience on the grid and in communities.
- Solar panel recycling & addressing the current Washington recycling legislation.
- Scaling Up: What it will take to get to 100% clean energy? Perspectives from the utility, building and policy sectors.
Thanks to the following companies that exhibited in our Exhibition Hall.
2019 Solar Washington Annual Awards
For the first time at the 2019 Washington State Solar Summit, Solar Washington presented a series of awards in three categories recognizing resiliency, innovation and leadership in the field of solar energy here in the state of Washington. The Solar Washington was polled and voted on the recpients listed below. Thanks to those who participated
Solar Washington Innovation Award: Brett Phillips, Vice President, Sustainable & Responsible Investments, Unico Properties
Solar Washington Resiliency Award: Spokane Indian Housing Authority (Tim Horan)
Solar Washington Leadership Award: Jeremy Smithson, Owner, Puget Sound Solar
All photos above from the 2019 Washington State Solar Summit by Jessica Yager Photography.
PAST SOLAR SUMMITS PRESENTED BY SOLAR WASHINGTON
Solar Washington has presented the Washington State Solar Summit to bring industry stakeholders together to address important issues relevant to the solar industry in Washington. Click on the following links to view past Solar Summit agenda and supporters.