Green Home Tour This Weekend
The Northwest Green Home Tour is bigger and better than ever this year, now TWO days, with some awesome homes to visit at 47 sites in North, Central, and South Seattle, as well as on the Eastside, April 25th & 26th, from 11am to 5pm. Puget Sound Solar has three homes on the Sunday tour in Ballard
Happy Earth Day!
Here’s our gift to the planet: A house that makes more energy than it uses. Seattle City Light isn’t left out in the cold, though; we have electric vehicles that use plenty of power, as you can see in the graph below. In our quest to use only local energy resources (solar), we actually could do...
Northwest Solar Communities
Sometimes what comes out of Olympia makes you smile Today Governor Jay Inslee issued a Proclamation recognizing Bellevue, Edmonds, Kirkland, Seattle, and Mercer Island as Northwest Solar Communities. This is a nice recognition of their involvement in a process with other stakeholders, including solar installing companies and utilities, that had an overall goal of making it easier ...
Hey, it's April: That means it's Earth (Month, Week, Day, Whatever)
That’s right, every day is Earth Day at Puget Sound Solar, but it’s hard to feel like that when it is dark, and 45 degrees, and raining in December, so we’re OK with corralling all the good vibes and unleashing them when the sun is making some serious headway. April and May are the months ...
Solar Energy Is Popular With Left and Right, so What Is Up With Our Utilities?
We knew about solar’s universal appeal back in 2006 when U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R, Tennessee) sponsored the bill that brought back the federal tax credit for solar energy systems. It is just as true today, as explained in a column by Froma Harrop, published in Wednesday’s Seattle Times.