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. If your organization would like to feature your solar and/or renewable energy related event on this calendar, email your details to for consideration. 

  • Wednesday, June 06, 2018 at 07:30 AM through June 07, 2018
    Embassy Suites Hotel in Lynnwood, WA

    Complying with U.S. Export Controls

    A 2-day program led by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry & Security (BIS) professional counseling staff provides an in-depth examination of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The program will cover the information exporters need to know to comply with U.S. export control requirements under these regulations. Click for details

  • Thursday, June 07, 2018 at 10:00 AM

    Why Smart Buildings? 2018 Executive Forum

    Why Smart Buildings?
    by Smart Buildings Center

    Erik Ubels, Chief Technology Officer for OVG Real Estate and former CIO for Deloitte, will discuss the development of the Edge building in Amsterdam, and share insights on how the IoT infrastructure installed within the building empowers a more productive workforce. A Q&A with Erik will focus on what’s next for smart buildings and how smart buildings contribute to business success. A local panel of private and public stakeholders will also share their unique perspective of smart in the pacific northwest.

    ess success. A local panel of private and public stakeholders will also share their unique perspective of smart in the Pacific Northwest. 

    Click for details and to register

  • Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 08:00 AM

    2018 NW Energy Resiliency Summit + Tour and Networking Reception

    Join Smart Grid Northwest, along with our community across the Northwest, and our sponsors Portland General Electric, Seattle City Light and the Washington Department of Commerce, at the 2018 Northwest Energy Resiliency Summit. At this unique one-day meeting, you will participate in keynote presentations, panel discussions and working sessions focused on helping regional stakeholders to develop resiliency solutions for energy systems in our region. This event will dig deep into some our most critical topics: developing microgrids at critical facilities, preparing for cyber resiliency, asset monitoring, rapid restoration, all-hazard resilience, and finding metrics for tracking and quantifying resiliency efforts. Click for details and to register.

  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 08:00 AM through June 21, 2018

    2018 36th West Coast Energy Management Congress

    The West Coast EMC Conference and Expo, presented by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), is designed to provide hands-on, up-to-the-minute information you can use right away to improve your energy management program, and get up to speed on the current generation of innovative technologies available to help you meet your goals. Decision makers from commercial buildings, schools, universities, municipalities and government must now seek integrated energy solutions — solutions which assure both a secure and affordable energy supply to meet today's and tomorrow's needs, and effective management of energy and overall operational costs.

    To walk the expo at no cost, visit to register.

    If you would like to attend the opening session & multi- conference program, networking lunches and expo at a reduced rate, visit and upon selection, enter code EMC18CO to save $200 off the regular conference rate.

    For information on exhibiting with EMC, please contact Matt Streicher at or 770-279-4381.

  • Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Google-Kirkland in Kirkland, WA

    Solar + Energy Efficiency Tour of Google-Kirkland

    Join Solar Washington and representatives from Google for a 1-1.5 hour solar and energy efficiency tour of their facility in Kirkland. The free tour can accommodate a maximum of 25 persons. Attendees must RSVP for this event. First come, first serve. 

    Please note that Solar Washington will not have an event at the Phinney Neighborhood Center in Seattle in July. 

  • Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    Shoreline Community College in Shoreline, WA

    2018 NW Solarfest Sustainable Living Fair

    2018 marks the 15 th annual NW SolarFest Sustainable Living Fair hosted by the Shoreline Solar Project. The longest running active renewable energy and sustainable living event in Washington State; this year’s event will focus on preparedness and community resiliency. Solar Washington will have an informational booth at the event. Click for details

  • Sunday, August 05, 2018 at 08:00 AM through August 08, 2018
    University of Colorado, Boulder

    ASES 47th annual National Solar Conference

    The American Solar Energy Society returns to Colorado this year, to continue the conversation on maximizing renewable energy, and to forge pathways for communities in every state to follow, in achieving renewables-driven electrification, climate resilience, and clean-energy driven opportunities for all. Click for details.

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