Olympia Community Solar launches fourth annual Solarize campaign Clean energy program ends July 4, offers services to Thurston, Mason, Lewis counties By Jacob Dimond/jake@yelmonline.com In its continued efforts to make clean energy more accessible, Olympia Community Solar has launched the fourth annual Solarize campaign, which is available through July 4. The program will support Thurston, … Read more

By Hannah Franklin Community members joined legislators, teachers, school board members, nonprofit developers, solar sector professionals, donors and lenders on Wednesday, November 1 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to inaugurate Thurgood Marshall Middle School’s Community Solar Project, a newly completed 306-panel solar array on the school’s roof. The project is a joint development between the Olympia … Read more

Sept. 21st, 2023 The Community Solar WA Coalition underlines the need for Washington to pass legislation this session on community solar (Olympia, WA) — The Washington State House of Representatives Energy and Environment Committee today held a work session on solar energy policies for consideration. In light of this session, a broad coalition of supporters … Read more

Last month Olympia Community Solar was selected as one of 7 finalists for the Department of Energy’s 2023 Sunny Awards for Equitable Community Solar for our project at Merritt Manor low income apartment complex! The American-Made Sunny Awards for Equitable Community Solar is a prize competition from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office … Read more

Throughout Washington more than a million residents living in multifamily housing are prevented from realizing the benefits of solar energy due to a lack of an enabling solar law. The problem is becoming increasingly universal as population density increases in our urban areas and more market-rate dwelling units are under one roof. This report presents … Read more

Medicine Creek Enterprise Corporation, Olympia Community Solar, A&R Solar Announce Nisqually Market Solar Project Medicine Creek Enterprise Corporation (MCEC) and Olympia Community Solar are excited to announce a partnership for the Nisqually Yelm Highway Market Solar Project. Construction began on July 20, 2022, installing solar panels across the Yelm Highway Market building roofs to generate … Read more

Quixote Communities and Olympia Community Solar Announce Quixote Village Solar Project November 18th, 2022– Olympia, WA –– Quixote Communities and Olympia Community Solar are inviting everyone to a special ribbon cutting ceremony marking the completion of the Quixote Village Solar Project. Construction of the solar array on Quixote Village’s 30 tiny homes and community building … Read more

The Olympia School District and Olympia Community Solar Announce Thurgood Marshall Community Solar Project is Open for Enrollment Olympia Community Solar and the Olympia School District are excited to announce a partnership for the Thurgood Marshall Community Solar Project. This project, planned to begin construction in summer 2023, will consist of installing a community solar array … Read more

  The Hummingbird Community Solar project is a finalist for a SUNNY AWARD! The only Washington state project on the list!  “The Sunny Awards for Equitable Community Solar (The Sunny Awards) is a $100,000 prize competition that recognizes community solar projects and programs that employ or develop best practices to increase equitable access to the meaningful benefits of community solar for … Read more