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Colorado Gives Day extended to noon Dec. 7 - Donate today!

Posted by: april on December 7, 2011


By Holly Loff, Solar Energy International Development Associate

Thanks so much to those of you who have already donated to Solar Energy International during Colorado Gives Day on Dec. 6. Your gift to support our outreach and renewable education in schools and around the world will go further with the Incentive Funds provided by FirstBank. Colorado Gives Day has surpassed our expectations and it's because of supporters like you!

Donate here today until noon.

Some of you may have had difficulty in accessing the givingfirst.org website because of the ...
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Support SEI's Renewable Energy Education and Outreach on Colorado Gives Day

Posted by: april on December 6, 2011
By Holly Loff, Solar Energy International Development Associate

Happy Colorado Gives Day!

Celebrate with a donation to Solar Energy International today. 

Today, and today only, every donation made to SEI at www.givingfirst.org/solarenergy gets a boost from the First Bank Incentive Fund. 

LATEST NEWS! As of 11 a.m. MST, SEI has rasied $1,770!

Donations support SEI's mission-driven programs and bring us closer to achieving our 2012 outreach goals to: 

Provide more Walt Ratterman scholarships for ...
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Solar Energy International Educational Center Improvements Become Reality With Support

Posted by: april on December 5, 2011
By Holly Loff, Solar Energy International Development Associate

Tomorrow is the big day! 

That's right Colorado Gives Day, Tuesday, Dec. 6, is tomorrow. Colorado Gives Day is a 24-hour period of online giving where every donation made to Solar Energy International at www.givingfirst.org/solarenergy gets a boost from the First Bank Incentive Fund.

This is part five in a five-part blog series leading up to Colorado Gives Day. Each day we have highlighted one of the 2012 SEI Outreach goals.

In 2012, Solar Energy International plans to ...
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Solar Energy International and WE CARE Solar Partner in Solar Suitcase Program

Posted by: april on December 4, 2011
By Holly Loff, Solar Energy International Development Associate

Colorado Gives Day, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, is just two days away. Colorado Gives Day is a 24-hour period of online giving where every donation made to Solar Energy International at www.givingfirst.org/solarenergy gets a boost from the First Bank Incentive Fund. This is part four in a five-part blog series leading up to Colorado Gives Day. Each day we will highlight one of the 2012 SEI Outreach goals. In partnership with WE CARE Solar, Solar Energy International integrates renewable energy education into a youth ...
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Colorado Gives Day Will Help SEI Instigate Online Course Spanish Translation

Posted by: april on December 3, 2011
  By Holly Loff, Solar Energy International Development Associate 

Colorado Gives Day (Tuesday, Dec. 6) is just three days away. Colorado Gives Day is a 24-hour period of online giving where every donation made to Solar Energy International at www.givingfirst.org/solarenergy gets a boost from the First Bank Incentive Fund. This is part three in a five-part blog series leading up to Colorado Gives Day. Each day we will highlight one of the 2012 SEI Outreach goals.

In 2012, Solar Energy International aims to perform a Spanish translation of our online course ...
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Four Days and Counting Until Colorado Gives Day - Dec. 6

Posted by: april on December 2, 2011


By Holly Loff, Solar Energy International Development Associate 

Colorado Gives Day, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, is just four days away, and Solar Energy International is remembering instructor Walt Ratterman and his dedication to helping bring solar to the developing world. Colorado Gives Day is a 24-hour period of online giving where every donation made to SEI at www.givingfirst.org/solarenergy gets a boost from the First Bank Incentive Fund.

This is part two in a five-part blog series leading up to Colorado Gives Day. Each day we will highlight one of the ...
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Countdown to Colorado Gives Day Begins

Posted by: april on December 1, 2011
By Holly Loff, Solar Energy International Development Associate

Colorado Gives Day, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, is just five days away, and Solar Energy International is feeling the excitement. Colorado Gives Day is a 24-hour period of online giving where every donation made to SEI at www.givingfirst.org/solarenergy gets a boost from the First Bank Incentive Fund. This is part one in a five-part blog series leading up to Colorado Gives Day - each day we will highlight one of the 2012 SEI Outreach goals.

Help SEI create the Renewable Energy for High Schools online course!
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Solar Energy International Hosts Renewable Energy Expert Alex Zahnd in Carbondale

Posted by: april on November 21, 2011
  Join Solar Energy International and renewable energy expert Alex Zahnd, co-founder of Rural Integrated Development Service-Nepal (RIDS-Nepal), as he describes how his organization improves lives for people in rural communities of the Himalayas. Alex lived and worked in one of the remotest and poorest mountain communities in Nepal, helping provide holistic solutions to community development.

Through solar lighting systems, fuel-efficient stoves, greenhouses, solar driers, pit latrines, and water filtration systems, RIDS-Nepal has improved the overall living, health and hygiene ...
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Solar Energy International to Participate in Colorado Gives Day Dec. 6

Posted by: april on November 21, 2011
Colorado Gives Day - December 6

On Dec. 6, Solar Energy International will proudly participate in Colorado Gives Day, a 24-hour period of online giving. We encourage you to log on to our donation page on Tuesday, Dec. 6 and make a donation to help support SEI's outreach in the renewable energy sector that includes our highly successful Solar In the Schools, Native American, and Women's programs.

FirstBank, a partner on the event, is hosting an Incentive Fund which will increase the value of your donation, but this will only hold true for donations made on ...
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Solar Training Success Story at Solar Power International '11 in Dallas

Posted by: april on November 7, 2011
By Brian Mehalic, PV Curriculum Developer and Instructor
(Pictured here with SEI PV instructors Rebekah Hren and and Laura Walters at SPI 2011 in Dallas)

Once again, another strong showing at Solar Power International, the premier industry conference. Solar Energy International started the week off with a bang, with an ace crew of North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) and ISPQ-certified instructors teaching three two-day and one one-day solar training workshops at the Dallas Convention Center.

Turn-out was great, with over 140 students ...
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