Office of Energy & Sustainability

Snohomish County’s Office of Energy & Sustainability (OES) collaborates with a range of stakeholders to conserve natural resources, address climate change, facilitate environmental stewardship, and develop innovative solutions that support a healthy and vibrant community. 

Learn more about Executive Somers's proposal to move the Office of Energy & Sustainability into the new Department of Conservation & Natural Resources.


  • We have kicked-off the process to update the Sustainable Operations Action Plan (SOAP)! Visit the SOAP webpage for more information and how you can participate in updating this plan!
  • Read the 2018 Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG) Inventory for County government operations here. This report includes forecasts for COVID-19 emissions impacts and meeting the county's carbon reduction targets.
  • Snohomish County recently passed a Green and High Performance Building Ordinance, adding a new chapter 3.06 to County Code.
  • The County has a  Climate Action Advisory Committee to help guide the County's planning on climate action, environmental stewardship, and climate justice. 
  • As of 2019, the County's Weatherization Program is now part of the Office of Energy and Sustainability! Visit the Weatherization Program page for more information and to see if you qualify. 
  • On February 20, 2019 Snohomish County passed a Joint Resolution committing to 100% clean electricity by 2030 and 100% clean energy by 2045. Read the Joint Resolution!


We are actively creating new events and will post them once they are finalized. 

Please contact Molly Beeman, Energy and Environment Sustainability Manager.  425-262-2888 with questions.