Shout Out To Seattle City Light’s Work To Mitigate Climate Crisis Risks

As Utilities across the country, prepare to address Climate Crisis risks to the electrical grid, one Utility stands out for their forward-thinking … Seattle City Light, also known as the Nation’s Greenest Utility. In 2015, the agency realized one impact of the Climate Crisis could be reduced precipitation in the mountains where they collect water […]

Fire Season Already In Full Swing

This mornings satellite imagery gives us a perspective on how bad things already are this summer with wildfires. The smoke is blanketing large parts of the country and traveling over 2,500 miles to the east coast of the US, Canada and beyond. The imagery is provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and you […]

Puget Sound Solar’s 8th Year On Solar Power World’s Top Solar Contractor List

We’re excited to share that we continued our eight-year streak on Solar Power World’s Top Solar Contractor list!!! We’re proud of our 20-year history of helping homeowners and businesses with their solar projects. We’ve seen our industry go through a lot of changes in technology, pricing and now, even a pandemic. We installed 30% more […]

Happy Birthday Eunice Newton Foote, A Climate Science Pioneer

Eunice Newton Foote, born on July 17th, 1819, is the first person who discovered the potential for greenhouse gases to cause Climate Change. Mrs. Foote conducted a study and wrote up the results in a paper in 1856, “Circumstances Affecting the Heat of the Sun’s Rays,” but because of her gender, she didn’t receive the […]

Buy Now – The Cost Of Solar Is Going Up

If you’re considering solar, the time to buy is now, because our supply chain is signaling price increases are coming. One by one, solar manufacturers are increasing their prices and some of the related products, (circuit breakers, solar racking) are also becoming harder to source. Buy now to avoid the higher pricing and to ensure […]

Seattle City Light Announces Rate Increases

The Seattle City Council approved City Light’s request to increase it’s electrical rates over the next five years. If you don’t like being in control of your electrical rates, then it’s time to stop renting your electricity from City Light and time to lock in your costs for at least the next 25+ years by […]

Can Energy Storage Match Solar’s Reduction In Costs In 10 Years?

The US Department of Energy just announced the Long Duration Storage Energy Earthshot, an effort to achieve a 90 percent reduction in the costs of energy storage in the next decade. The Department is allocating $1.16 billion to fund activities and opportunities to reach this goal. Solar and wind technology have already achieved huge reductions […]

A Dozen Climate Change Science Facts

The subject of Climate Change triggers a wide range of responses from believers and deniers. Here at Puget Sound Solar, we believe in science, that the Climate Crisis is real, and that we have a moral obligation to future generations to work on reducing our carbon footprint. This is at the core of why Pam […]

MGM’s Doubling Down On Solar

If you’ve ever been to Las Vegas, you are aware of the huge scale of all the hotels and casinos in Las Vegas. All those building use a lot of electricity for heating, air conditioning, lighting, entertainment and yes, gambling. Since 1939, Hoover Dam’s turbines have provided the majority of the electricity to power The […]

A Cooked Continent

It really was record setting hot! Not just here in Washington, but across North America, all month long. June set another heat record across our continent. The town of Lytton, British Columbia set a new high temperature record for Canada of 121 degrees on June 29th, just before a wildfire wiped out most of the […]