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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) 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.
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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

SEI Alumni Highlight: David Merritt

David Merritt: A Short Solar Biography

My first drive to Paonia to attend classes at Solar Energy International began near the Denver International Airport on I-70 West.  I had departed Raleigh Durham International in North Carolina a few hours earlier, and I was excited and just a little nervous about my decision to invest in a […]

By |August 1st, 2016|Categories: eNewsletter, Solar Training (Electric)|0 Comments

SEI Alumni Highlight: Derek Mast – Commitment to Continuing Education

Derek Mast, a foreman for a large, multi-state solar company. Derek has been in the solar industry for a year and a half and before joining the solar industry, Derek was an electrician for six years. He is one of several dozen employees his company has sent to SEI for training. They put all new […]

By |July 28th, 2016|Categories: eNewsletter, Solar Training (Electric)|0 Comments

Solar Installer Training Alumni Highlight: Jessica Wagner

 
Jessica Wagner – Bringing New Energy to a Historic Organization
As an applicant in SEI Solar Professionals Certificate Program, Jessica Wagner has been at SEI’s Training Facility in Paonia, Colorado for 6 weeks and she has impressed everyone with her passion and journey to get here. From the initial classes in Grid-Direct Design and Installation to […]

By |July 28th, 2016|Categories: eNewsletter, Solar Training (Electric)|0 Comments