The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is the leading national trade association for the solar energy industry. SEIA works to expand markets, strengthen research and development, remove market barriers, and improve education and outreach for solar energy professionals. Located in Washington, D.C., SEIA was founded in 1974. NW Wind & Solar is a proud member of the Solar Energy Industries Association.
The Solar Energy Power Association is an educational non-profit dedicated to advancing utility integration of solar through collaborative solutions, objective information, and shared benefits to the utility, its customers, and the public good. Located in Washington, D.C., SEPA was founded in 1992. NW Wind & Solar is a proud member of the Solar Electric Power Association.
Solar Washington is a private, not-for-profit 501(c)3 association of solar power equipment manufacturers, system integrators, distributors, dealers, designers, consultants, students, and people interested in solar energy. Their mission is to promote through education the development and effective use of solar and renewable energy and the related arts, sciences, and technologies with concern for the economic, environmental, and social fabric of Washington State. Solar Washington is a chapter of the American Solar Energy Society located in Boulder, Colorado. NW Wind & Solar is proud to be a member of Solar Washington and support the growth of solar in our state.
Established in 1954, the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) is the nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the use of solar energy, energy efficiency, and other sustainable technologies in the U.S. ASES is the United States section of the International Solar Energy Society, which is headquartered in Germany. NW Wind & Solar is a proud member of the American Solar energy Society.
The Electric & Gas Industries Association (EGIA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions through the home improvement and renewable energy industries. NW Wind & Solar is happy to be a member of the Electric & Gas Industries Association and support its mission.
Calfinder is designed to meet the specific needs of homeowners looking to benefit from residential solar power. They address requests for estimates on photovoltaic installations, solar thermal power installations, and passive solar design consultation.
While there are perhaps thousands of websites providing information about solar and other renewable energy solutions, here are a few that you may find especially useful:
Solaripedia.com - This site is an aggregator of news from many other sources. You can also subscribe to it. "Solaripedia is strictly an online resource to keep our footprint as low as possible. We will attempt to answer online inquiries, however. We will also consider adding new resources if you care to send them to us. Solaripedia is a product of Global Swarming Limited Liability Corporation in Washington State, USA, formally established in 2008 by Robin Rogers." (from the Solaripedia website).