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Solar Energy International (SEI) Launches Totally Revamped Online Course – PVOL202: Advanced PV System Design and the NEC (Grid-Direct)

January 8th, 2016|0 Comments

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Among the many updates and additions to this highly technical solar training course, SEI has updated the curriculum for this online course to cover equipment specifications for modern equipment commonly used in the industry and updated all National Electric Code (NEC) references to 2014.

Additionally, SEI’s curriculum team added […]

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Solar Energy International (SEI) and Dividend Solar Launch Partnership to Expand Instructor-Based Training Program to More Installers across the U.S.

December 9th, 2015|0 Comments

SEI will offer discounted programs to the Dividend Solar Installation Partner Network

Paonia, Colorado, December 9, 2015 – Solar Energy International (“SEI”) and Dividend Solar are announcing a partnership to expand the reach of SEI’s technical training programs to Dividend Solar’s network of solar installation partners. SEI’s industry-leading training will help […]

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A World Powered by Renewable Energy, Starting right here in the North Fork

December 8th, 2015|0 Comments

Solar Energy International (SEI) is proud to announce that the round of Solarize North Fork Valley resulted in over $400,000 in local investment through the installation of 120kW of solar in 22 new systems. For our tiny community of Hotchkiss, Crawford and Paonia, this is significant and only the beginning.

Solarize […]


The Chile Blog (En Español e Inglés)

November 30th, 2015|0 Comments

December 8, 2015; System Commissioning

Today was a great day under the sun. We completed the first round of system installs, commissioned and connected to the grid. It was a wonderful sense of accomplishment for the students as they continue to apply what they learned in the classroom. Tomorrow we […]

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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 […]