Summary: This Tip was developed jointly by the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) and Seattle City Light (SCL), who are working together to ensure that solar energy systems in Seattle are installed safely and provide maximum benefit to the owner. If you are thinking of installing a solar electric system, keep in mind that, while solar electric systems offer unique rewards and can displace a portion of home or business electricity needs, energy efficient equipment and other improvements may provide a quicker path to lowering electric bills.

Date Revised: 08/05/2022

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