Solar and other energy-related events throughout Washington and the Pacific NW

Upcoming events produced by Solar Washington as well as other organizations throughout the region. Click the individual events below for additional details. We welcome presentation proposals that encompass topics surrounding solar energy workforce development, consumer protection & resources; legislation & policy, industry features, and more. Contact [email protected] to submit a presentation proposal. Presentations must be educational in nature.

We gladly publish solar-related event information from other like-minded organizations, too.  If your organization would like to feature your solar and/or renewable energy related event on this calendar, email your details to [email protected] for consideration. 

Check out our catalog of recordings from recent webinars on our GoToChannel. (Webinar presentations are free, but registration is required upon viewing each video presentation)

  • Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at 06:00 PM through May 01, 2023

    RE+ The Electric Avenue Webinar Series: Feeding an Electricity Hungry Future: The Evolving Grid-of-Grids

    These live webinars present opportunities for interaction with thoughts leaders shaping the energy landscape, and how distributed energy resources and microgrids integrate with that planning.

    January 31, 2023
    2:00 pm – 2:45 pm ET

    February 14, 2023
    2:00 pm – 2:45 pm ET

    March 14, 2023
    2:00 pm – 2:45 pm ET

    A Grid's Best Friend: 
    Microgrids for Utility Scale

    Critical Power for Essential Services: Microgrids for Remote & Rural Access to Electricity

    Critical Power for Essential Services: Microgrids for Health, Emergency, and Municipal Services

    March 28, 2023
    2:00 pm – 2:45 pm ET

    April 11, 2023
    2:00 pm – 2:45 pm ET


    Power to the People:
    Microgrids for Neighborhood and Community Applications

    Cyber Surety and Security:
    Microgrids for Information and Communications Applications



    Register here

  • Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at 06:00 PM · 3 rsvps

    Clean Energy Institute and the Testbeds Visit

    Join Alex Nephew, Solar Washington President on a visit of the Washington Clean Energy Testbeds, a 15,000 square-foot facility founded in 2017 by the University of Washington’s Clean Energy Institute. Designed to assist in the scale-up, prototyping, testing, and validating of clean energy innovations, the Testbeds are used by faculty, students, and researchers at leading companies and research institutions from around the world. The expert staff and specially designed facility allow researchers to develop new technologies at scales from that of a lab bench to a commercial solar panel or battery stack. Through entrepreneur support programs such as our Cleantech Hardware Innovation Prototyping program, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, and Investor-in-Residence, the Testbeds are an active gathering space for cleantech innovators and investors.

    Space is limited so you need to RSVP to reserve you place on the tour.   

  • Tuesday, August 08, 2023 at 08:00 AM through August 11, 2023 · 1 rsvp

    ASES SOLAR 2023: Transforming the Energy Landscape for All!

    SOLAR 2023 will be a net zero emissions event! The conference will take place at the University of Colorado main campus in Boulder and be accessible virtually on an easy to use online platform. We are excited to have this hybrid conference in order to bring together stakeholders from around the world. SOLAR 2023 will elevate public, institutional, and governmental awareness of the critical role solar energy is playing in the global energy landscape.

    Register by May 15th to receive significant early bird discounts on conference passes, events, workshops, and tours!

    Learn more


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