Solar Washington July 2015 General Meeting

Solar Washington's July General Meeting featured a panel discussion with area installers discussing the aftermath of this legislative session which include proposed changes to the current incentive program. Also speaking was Brandon Provalenko, of Outback Power, who presented on Energy storage: the past and future of renewable energyListen to the entire meeting at YouTube
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June 10, 2015 Legislative Update

The state legislature is ironing out last minute budget details at this time. Budget negotiations will have implications for solar as they may affect the current incentive structure. The latest bill being considered is HB 1912 sponsored by Jeff Morris and is scheduled for Executive Session this Friday, June 12, 2015.

Governor Inslee praises five Washington “Solar Communities”

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today proclaimed the cities of Bellevue, Edmonds, Kirkland, Mercer Island and Seattle “Northwest Solar Communities,” acknowledging their various initiatives that have increased residential solar installations by nearly 200% since 2013. Bellevue, Edmonds, Kirkland, Mercer Island, and Seattle have been recognized for increasing residential solar energy installations through reduced costs and streamlined permitting.

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