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Solar Energy International Opens First Public Electric Vehicle Charging Station in Delta County, Colorado

June 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Paonia, Colorado- On June 1, 2015, Solar Energy International (SEI) commissioned the first public electric vehicle (EV) charging station in Delta County, Colorado.

“SEI is proud to make our electric vehicle charging station free and open to the public,” stated Kathy Swartz, SEI’s Executive Director.  “The energy powering SEI’s charging station […]

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Solar Home Tours

June 16th, 2015|0 Comments

Organized by Solarize North Fork Valley, supported by Solar Energy International, and hosted
by North Fork Valley Solar Ambassadors!

Have you ever wondered what your neighbors keep cooped up in their houses? Well here’s the chance to be a Nosy-Nancy!

Solarize North Fork Valley is organizing Solar Home Tours at four different residences […]

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Going Solar in the Modern Age

June 5th, 2015|0 Comments

Increased individual energy autonomy can be an attractive side of “going solar”.  But, what can “going solar” really mean this day and age?  Gaining energy in one form or another from the sun has been around for centuries.

As a species, we have come a long way since those prehistoric days […]

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SEI Volunteer Work Trader Highlight: Serendipity and Paonia, Colorado’s First EV Charging Station

May 28th, 2015|0 Comments

by Gerald Espinosa – SEI Volunteer Work Trader

I was on the way to move back to Denver, on a roadtrip from California with my dad. I had passed through Paonia last summer while camping in Crested Butte. That’s when I found out about SEI. I had just started exploring a […]

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SEI’s First Spanish Hands-on Solar Training Lab in Paonia, Colorado a HUGE Success

May 28th, 2015|0 Comments

Helping Accelerate the future of Photovoltaics in Latin America!

This month marks a historic time for Solar Energy International and our Spanish Program. On May 18 we began a solar electric (PV) workshop taught entirely in Spanish, at our Solar Training Facility in Paonia, Colorado. This is the first PV workshop […]

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Solar Energy International (SEI) Offers Advanced Solar Training Hands-on Lab for Solar Professionals – June 22

May 15th, 2015|0 Comments

June 22nd in Paonia, Colorado
PV351L: Solar Training – PV Systems – Tools and Techniques for Operation and Maintenance Lab Week (Grid-Direct)
This intensive, advanced training is designed for solar professionals already working in the PV industry who want to take their skills to the next level. Students in this class […]

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May 19: Energy Efficiency and Smart Hub

May 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

At this collaborative event between Delta Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) and Solar Energy International (SEI) we will answer questions about all of the programs DMEA offers it’s members. This will include information about their free energy audit program for homes and businesses, how to sign up and use the Smart […]

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May 14: Solar PV 101 Workshop

May 1st, 2015|0 Comments

Come learn about the basics of solar electric (PV) systems with SEI instructor Kris Sutton. Dive into why roof orientation and angle affect your annual production, how net metering really works, when is the best time to put solar on your roof, and much more!

7:00 – 9:00pm
The Hive Paonia
130 Grand […]

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May 7: Crawford Launch Event: Solarize

May 1st, 2015|0 Comments

This will be the Crawford launch event for Solarize North Fork. Come see how we can help you and your neighbors save money on going solar!Free and Open to the Public.

May 7 @ 5:30-6:30pm Crawford Town Park, Crawford, CO

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May 5: Hotchkiss Launch Event: Solarize

May 1st, 2015|0 Comments

This will be our Hotchkiss launch event for “Solarize North Fork Valley.” Come learn about how the program can help you and your neighbors save money on solar! Free and Open to the Public.

May 5 @ 5:30-6:30pm Hotchkiss Memorial Hall, Hotchkiss, CO