South Sound Solar is a local, full service solar installer based in Olympia, WA. We are leaders in commercial and residential solar engineering, design, and installation in the region.



Solar panel and blue sky.Our founder and president, Kirk Haffner, has been interested in the green energy movement for 40 years. As a former high school STEM teacher and with a UW Masters in Physics, he realized solar is an excellent renewable energy source for the Northwest. Education is a key focus for our company and we participate in local events and community outreach to explain the benefits of solar.


Kirk giving a presentation about how solar works.South Sound Solar incorporated in 2008. Since then, we have installed thousands of systems and serviced many others. We bring our knowledge and expertise to all of our projects, no matter the size. Our crew and sales team participate in ongoing trainings to keep up-to-date on cutting edge technologies and building requirements. We are a founding member of the Solar Installers of Washington, a state wide association working towards reliable renewable energy. We are skilled professionals who create lasting systems producing energy for years to come.


South Sound Solar crew on-site, smiling, and taking a selfie!At the end of the day, a project is only as good as its parts. We proudly source Made in USA or Made In Washington materials and equipment as our first choice. We work with companies that have rigid quality control & expert customer service. Our goal is to get you producing energy and keeping it going long into the future. We have built relationships with both suppliers and manufacturers giving us the best, most reliable products we can find.

Great company. Very knowledgeable, quality workmanship and honest. I highly recommend them!

– Michael H.