Articles & Media

Author: Becky See

Washington Solar Policy: Impact and Gaps

A 2014 survey by Solar Washington, published by the CleanTech Alliance, states: “Results from the data show that for every dollar of the Washington State solar incentive redirected to PV system owners, the state sees...

Consumer Appeal, Risks and Choices

In this blog post, I’ll review solar’s unique attributes that are not currently captured in the price of solar, as measured through RECRIP and net metering.

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The state of solar in Washington

What are the origins of the solar cluster in Washington? Can we quantify the industry’s current status? What state-level policies influenced solar’s growth? This section will attempt to answer those questions.

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What is the Market Potential for Solar?

Let’s explore solar’s current status and trends in national and international markets. This is important as solar manufacturers and related industries in Washington are actually more dependent on, and subject to, trends developing outside of...

Introduction to Washington’s Solar Industry

Washington has a number of emerging clusters that offer economic promise. This is the first post in a blog series that will focus on solar - a subset of Washington’s clean technology and renewable energy...