Washington Solar Resources

General resources regarding state solar policies, solar incentives, and utilities.

  • Solar Grants: The Energy Efficiency and Solar Grants Program (EE&S) funds projects at state public higher education institutions, local government facilities, state agencies, kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) public school districts and federally recognized tribal governments. This program is awarded through a competitive process. READ MORE →
  • Solar Financial Incentives: A new bill (E2SSB 5116) provides a 100% sales and use tax exemption on purchases of machinery and equipment used directly in a solar energy system if both of the following apply: The system is capable of generating at least 1 kW, but no more than 100 kW, AC of electricity and is purchased between July 1, 2019, and Dec. 31, 2029. READ MORE →
  • EarthGen: EarthGen (formally Washington Green Schools) is a nonprofit organization that guides and supports students and school communities to be leaders for a healthy environment. WGS is training teachers across the state in climate science and the Next Generation Science Standards in collaboration with local climate scientists and the state’s Education Service Districts. Teachers in ClimEd receive resources to integrate climate science into their classrooms. READ MORE →
  • Washington Solar Resources: The following is a summary of the main tax credits and incentives that help make solar more affordable to those who have solar installed to offset their own electrical use from Solar Washington, a non-profit organization comprised of people, companies, programs, and organizations joining together to advance solar energy in Washington State. READ MORE →
Last Updated: 6/18/2020

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