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The Day After the Election: A Letter from Solar Energy International’s (SEI) Executive Director

Dear SEI Students, Alumni, and Supporters,

So it’s Wednesday, November, 9th – the day after yesterday – the day after the election. Regardless of how you voted, it feels like a profound shift has happened.

SEI is re-committing ourselves as a non-profit educational organization to continue our passionate work we do each and every day working in […]

By |November 9th, 2016|Categories: Alumni, Charitable Programs|Comments Off on The Day After the Election: A Letter from Solar Energy International’s (SEI) Executive Director

Solar Energy International’s (SEI) Programa Hispano Alumni Spotlight: Natalia Gómez

Natalia Gómez came to Solar Energy International (SEI) to attend hands-on solar installer training as a part of SEI’s Programa Hispano. She travelled to SEI’s Paonia, CO training facility from Bogotá, Colombia to complete FV201L, a hands-on, lab-based course in grid-tied, residential photovoltaic  systems taught entirely in Spanish.

She hopes to bring more renewable energy back […]

By |October 27th, 2016|Categories: Alumni, Programa Hispano, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on Solar Energy International’s (SEI) Programa Hispano Alumni Spotlight: Natalia Gómez

Solar Energy International (SEI) Alumni Spotlight: Doug Sabetti – A Lifelong Fight for Solar

In 6th grade I learned that the sun provided enough energy in 1 hour to power the world for a year. That fact stuck with me. As a little kid, I remember thinking “why don’t we power everything with the sun?” As an adult, my interest in the solar energy field began when I purchased […]

By |October 27th, 2016|Categories: Alumni, eNewsletter, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Alumni Spotlight: Doug Sabetti – A Lifelong Fight for Solar

SEI Alumni Highlight: Patrick Bunton – A Story Bigger than Solar

For Patrick Bunton, the story was always bigger than solar, however photovoltaic technology has always been a constant. A Professor of Physics at William Jewell College, Patrick came to Solar Energy International as student instead of a teacher. He attended SEI’s PV 201L solar installer training, a week-long, hands-on lab class where students experience the […]

By |October 13th, 2016|Categories: Alumni, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on SEI Alumni Highlight: Patrick Bunton – A Story Bigger than Solar

Solar Energy International (SEI) Solar Installer Training Alumni Highlight: Alex Jahp

Alex Jahp returned to Solar Energy International (SEI) this month after beginning his solar installation training at SEI last fall. Alex’s solar career began after he was inspired by the impact of PV in the developing world. While travelling through areas of rural Africa, Alex was struck by just how big of a difference small […]

By |September 30th, 2016|Categories: Alumni, eNewsletter|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Solar Installer Training Alumni Highlight: Alex Jahp

Solar Energy International (SEI) and GRID Alternatives Colorado Create Partnership in Support of Solar Ready Colorado Training and Outreach Program

Solar Energy International (SEI) and GRID Alternatives Colorado team up to promote Solar Ready Colorado, SEI’s comprehensive training and career outreach program for Colorado residents.
Visit SolarReadyColorado.org
The program, a part of a matching grant awarded to SEI through the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s WORK Act Grant, enables dedicated staffing and outreach efforts to a […]

By |September 8th, 2016|Categories: Alumni, Solar Professionals Certificate Program, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) and GRID Alternatives Colorado Create Partnership in Support of Solar Ready Colorado Training and Outreach Program

SEI Alumni Highlight: Ben Graves – Science Teacher at Delta High School

Solar in the Schools – A 21st Century Education for the Next Generation

The final weeks of summer brought teachers, as well as students to Solar Energy International’s (SEI)  campus. Ben Graves, a science teacher at Delta High School (about 30 miles from SEI), came to SEI for PV 201L: Solar Electric Lab Week (Grid Direct). […]

By |August 30th, 2016|Categories: Charitable Programs, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on SEI Alumni Highlight: Ben Graves – Science Teacher at Delta High School

Fall 2016 Registration is Now Open for SEI’s Solar PV Installer Training and Solar Professionals Certificate Program Tracks

Solar Energy International (SEI) is pleased to announce class registration is now open for our Fall 2016 training schedule.  Due to the high volume of students seeking training from SEI this year, we have added more sessions to meet this demand.  If you plan on attending any of SEI’s solar training events this fall – […]

By |August 24th, 2016|Categories: NABCEP Certification, Solar Professionals Certificate Program, Solar Training (Electric), Solar Training (Thermal)|Comments Off on Fall 2016 Registration is Now Open for SEI’s Solar PV Installer Training and Solar Professionals Certificate Program Tracks

Solar Energy International (SEI) Selected as Training Partner for Middle East Solar PV Conferences

Solar Energy International (SEI) has been selected as the training provider for three international conferences in the Middle East region. SEI has been invited by the conference organizers from the respective events to execute trainings on topics ranging from introductions to grid-tied and battery based systems to advanced PV system operation and maintenance workshops. SEI […]

By |August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Solar Professionals Certificate Program, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Selected as Training Partner for Middle East Solar PV Conferences

Top 5 Reasons Why Your Neighbors are Going Solar

Last summer, solar installers Empowered Energy Systems of Hotchkiss were busy installing 23 new solar PV systems, contracted through Solarize North Fork Valley. Totally 120 kW, these projects joined the more than 300 other net-metered systems on DMEA’s grid. Add to this number the City of Delta Utility’s solar-powered homes and businesses and the countless […]

By |August 2nd, 2016|Categories: Solarize Blog|0 Comments