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¡Solar Energy International Seleccionado por el Gobierno de Chile para Capacitaciones Técnicos Solares!

November 17th, 2015|0 Comments

La semana pasada la Presidente de Chile, Michelle Bachelet, anunció el programa “Becas Capital Humano,” un programa que capacitará a 150 técnicos/profesionales de Chile entre noviembre de 2015 y abril de 2016. El programa es apoyado por la Corporación de Fomento de la Producción (CORFO), una organización del gobierno de […]

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Solar Energy International (SEI) Selected by Chilean Government for Technical Solar Training

November 12th, 2015|0 Comments

¡The President of Chile announces the program “Scholarships for Human Capital,” solar workshops for 150 Chileans, lead by SEI!

Last week the President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, announced the program “Scholarships for Human Capital,” a program that will train 150 professionals from Chile between November of 2015 and April of 2016. […]

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SEI Kicks Off Another Session of Solar Ready Vets Solar Training at Ft. Carson – Colorado

October 30th, 2015|0 Comments

Congratulations to the 25 transitioning soldiers and vets who began SEI’s Solar Ready Vets at Ft. Carson earlier this month. This is an intensive 5 week training program sponsored by the Department of Energy. Though this photo was shot in the classroom, over 50% of the class is hands-on. The […]

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SEI Spanish Hands-on Solar Installation Training Lab HUGE Success

October 30th, 2015|0 Comments

SEI recently completed a successful FV201L hands-on workshop specifically for Spanish speakers at our training facility in Paonia, Colorado. Our second 201L Spanish lab training at SEI was a great success. Click here for more info about SEI’s Programa Hispano >>

We are very grateful to the instructors and students who […]

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A Community In Transition: SEI’s solar PV training offered at local High School

October 30th, 2015|0 Comments

There are 13 students at Paonia High School at the fore-front of the  growing applications of renewable energy production in Colorado’s North Fork Valley; Paonia, CO. These inquisitive high school students are exploring the nationally-growing industry of solar PV.

Paonia Colorado, known for its roots in agriculture and coal mining is […]

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Solar Energy International (SEI) Receives Multiple IREC National 3iAwards Presented For Innovation, Ingenuity & Inspiration in Clean Energy

September 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Recently, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) honored national award winners for the Best of 2015 in renewable energy and energy efficiency. Celebrating 22 years of recognizing exemplary people, projects and programs, this year’s winners in each competitive category were selected by more than 1,500 online voters. IREC 3iAward recipients […]

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SEI Alumnus – Jeff Spies – Proudly Announces the First “Solar Pioneer Party”

August 31st, 2015|0 Comments

By Jeff Spies – SEI Alumnus and Sr Director Policy, Quick Mount PV

I first worked in the solar industry in the early 1980’s selling solar water heating systems as a part time job in college, but following graduation I launched my career into the field of industrial automation. While I […]

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Solar Ready Vets Includes First Female Graduates from Solar Energy International’s (SEI) Training Program

August 31st, 2015|0 Comments

Originally published in the DOE Newsletter (Amped Up!) – View original publication >>

It’s never too late to start over.

After serving honorably in the U.S. Army for almost five years, Sergeant Rozie Amenya was in search of a new career path. And at the age of 36, her timing was perfect […]

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Solar Energy International’s (SEI) Solar Installer Training for Veterans Showing Positive Results

July 31st, 2015|0 Comments

Since the launch of the Solar Ready Vets program this past Spring, Solar Energy International (SEI) has led the technical trainings across the country at multiple military bases as part of a pilot solar installer training program for transitioning military personnel.  The Energy Department’s SunShot Initiative launched the Solar Ready […]

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Going Solar in the Modern Age

July 11th, 2015|0 Comments

Today there is a cheaper and easier answer that hybridizes consciousness and convenience.  Taking a few minutes to understand grid-tied, net-metered, roof-mounted solar systems is worth the while.

Grid-tied: this means the energy a solar array produces is directly linked to the electrical  utility grid.  No pricey batteries necessary!  No maintenance […]