May 2021 Solar Washington Presentation: 2021 Legislative Session Recap

ASWPresentationLogo1.jpgRescheduled from May 11 to May 18.

Join Solar Washington in this presentation scheduled for Tuesday, May 18 at 12:00 noon (Pacific). Solar Washington Board Member Sarah Vorpahl will provide a review of the climate and energy bills from the 2021 legislative session out of Olympia.

About the speaker: Sarah Vorpahl

Sarah Vorpahl is a Senior Energy Policy Specialist specializing in distributed energy resources at the Washington State Department of Commerce based in Olympia. She is currently working on issues regarding equity and low income households as part of implementing the Clean Energy Transformation Act, the state's new clean energy standard that passed in the 2019 legislative session. Sarah has a doctorate in emerging solar cell technology from University of Washington where she worked at the Clean Energy Institute. After graduation, Sarah turned to policy and received a congressional science policy fellowship where she worked as a climate advisor for Senator Bernie Sanders covering a broad portfolio including climate, energy and agriculture.

Details & Resources

Presentation area of concentration: Policy & Legislation

Suggested audience for this presentation: This presentation is free and open to the public and will appeal to those who follow solar and broader energy policy, industry personnel from all sectors, students, business and homeowners. 

How to attend? This presentation will last approximately one hour, will take place online and is free to the public, but has a limited capacity. Those interested in attending must register by clicking the link below. Those who register will receive a link prior to the presentation to view or listen in. This presentation will be recorded and made available in the days after the event. 

Additional resources: Legislation & Policy page on Solar Washington's website; Link to the Washington State Legislature website; Link to WASEIA"s Legislation page

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Thank you to our current annual company sponsors and members for their support! Time and other details subject to change. 


May 18, 2021 at 12:00pm - 1pm
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