2018 Events

Get plugged in! Find a workshop or event to help your community spark on-the-ground clean energy projects.


Rural Energy Workshop – Snohomish
March 21, 6:00pm

Have you considered investing in energy efficiency or renewable energy for your farm or business, but the starting costs were too prohibitive?

The Washington State Conservation CommissionPierce Conservation District, and Spark Northwest, in conjunction with Snohomish Conservation District are hosting a free workshop covering how to bring solar electric, solar thermal, wind, anaerobic digestion, or in-line hydro power to your farm business.

There are opportunities for grant writing assistance, utility incentives, tax subsidies and financing support available to help farmers and rural small businesses purchase new energy-efficient equipment or install small-scale renewable energy systems. The USDA Renewable Energy for America Program (REAP) grant deadline is April 30th, so get your renewable energy project started today!

RSVP: Email NicholasC@piercecd.org

When: 6pm-8pm

Where: Snohomish County Public Utility District No 1, Local Office Stanwood
9124 271st St NW, Stanwood, Washington 98292


GoGreen Conference
April 04, 8:00am

The GoGreen Conference is a sustainability learning experience for business and government decision-makers. Featuring regionally targeted content and recognized leaders from the community, GoGreen works across industry silos to foster peer-to-peer learning and collaborative solutions. GoGreen believes sustainability in the business setting is a powerful and indispensable tool for navigating the tumultuous waters of today’s global economy and solving our climate woes. GoGreen’s mission is to empower attendees with the strategies, tools and connections to green their organizations with profitability in mind.


Wed, April 4, 2018


8:00 AM – 5:30 PM 


Washington State Convention Center | The Conference Center at Convention Place | Third Floor

705 Pike St

Seattle, WA 98101


Oregon Solar Energy Conference
May 01, 8:30am

May 1 – 3, 2018: Portland, OR

Event Venue: Portland Crowne Plaza
1441 NE 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97232

The Oregon Solar Energy Conference is the nations best solar conference. In 2017 the conference hosted over 430 attendees representing over 170 companies. The conference had over 30 exhibitors and sessions ranged from technical training to business training to solar policy. Join us in 2018 for another amazing event.

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