Solar Washington

Advancing Solar Energy in Washington State

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Welcome

Solar Washington is a nonprofit organization composed of people, companies, programs and organizations working to advance the solar industry in our state. We are an association of solar energy equipment manufacturers, system integrators, distributors, dealers, designers, installers, consultants, students, teachers, and solar enthusiasts. Through education and networking, we promote the development and effective use of solar and renewable energy with concern for the economic, environmental and social fabric of Washington.

Solar Washington General Meeting May 12

Solar Washington's May 12, 2014 General Meeting topic will be "Best Practices for PV System Commissioning"  featuring Bill Hoffer, a seasoned professional in the PV industry. Bill will review the best practices and tools for the proper commissioning of PV systems.

The Presentation will include:
  1. Why Commissioning - reasons to commission, besides the obvious...to see if it works!
  2. Types of Commissioning – Initial startup, annual inspection, and troubleshooting
  3. Standards for Commissioning - IEC, NABCEP, and Solar ABC's
  4. Common Commissioning Steps - IEC specific requirements
  5. Tools of the Trade - review some of the equipment available and the pro/cons of each

The meeting will be held May 12 from 6-8pm in the Education Center Classrooms (A&B) located by the south parking lot at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle. Free & open to the public. Click on the image to the left for a larger view.

If you cannot attend in person, listen remotely by visiting the following link:
 
Use your microphone and speakers (VoIP) - a headset is recommended. Or, call in using your telephone.
United States: +1 (646) 982-0003
Access Code: 308-919-669
Date/Time: 
Mon, 05/12/2014 - 6:00pm
Location: 
Woodland Park Zoo
601 N. 59th Street
Seattle, WA 98103

NW Solar Summit Dates Announced

The Washington State Solar Summit has historically been the venue to bring together all of the stakeholders in the Washington State solar industry. This year the solar community gets together May 2 and 3 at the Brightwater Center in Woodinville, WA to discuss the future of solar in Washington after 2020. This includes experienced solar contractors and installers, architects, engineers, project managers, utility representatives, sales persons, environmentalists, and the impassioned advocates. Each year these groups have come together to discuss and create solutions to the unique issues they face promoting and expanding the use of solar energy in Washington.

Click for more information and to register.

 

Your support helps Solar Washington advance solar energy use in Washington State. Consider making a donation or becoming a member or sponsor of Solar Washington today.

Thank you for your support!

 

 

 

 
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We're the Washington chapter of the American Solar Energy Society

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