RECENT NEWS FROM SEI

Solar energy education scholarship opportunities now available for women and non-binary students

October 13th, 2020|Comments Off on Solar energy education scholarship opportunities now available for women and non-binary students

Paonia, Colo., October 13, 2020 – Solar Energy International (SEI) and Swinerton Renewable Energy (SRE) announced today their new partnership to provide a scholarship aimed to increase diversity representation among the clean energy industry. The scholarship will award $10,000 in solar training tuition fees to hand-selected women and non-binary students [...]

Don’t miss SunCast Puerto Rico’s 3D Virtual Event!

October 8th, 2020|Comments Off on Don’t miss SunCast Puerto Rico’s 3D Virtual Event!

Get a 10% registration discount with exclusive code SEI2020!  SunCast Puerto Rico, a collaboration between the Solar + Energy Storage Association of Puerto Rico (SESA) and SunCast Media, kicks off on October 12-14. This exciting, fully-immersive 3D virtual conference features industry thought-leaders, the latest technology and solutions, and programming supporting [...]

Colorado Energy Office and Solar Energy International (SEI) launch strategic partnership to support communities working to transition to clean energy

September 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Colorado Energy Office and Solar Energy International (SEI) launch strategic partnership to support communities working to transition to clean energy

STATEWIDE - Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 - The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) today announced it has launched a formal partnership with Paonia-based educational non-profit, Solar Energy International (SEI.) This strategic partnership will expand the reach of resources to Colorado communities working to transition to cleaner energy and increase economic recovery [...]

Register Today for the NABCEP Virtual CE Conference

September 4th, 2020|Comments Off on Register Today for the NABCEP Virtual CE Conference

Will you be attending the NABCEP Virtual CE Conference between September 9th-24th? Many of our students and alumni will be there, and we highly recommend getting connected with NABCEP if you are serious about a career in solar energy! This is one of the MUST ATTEND conferences for solar professionals [...]

FIMER supports Solar Energy International (SEI) through Industry Sponsorship

September 4th, 2020|Comments Off on FIMER supports Solar Energy International (SEI) through Industry Sponsorship

FIMER’s generous donations over the next 3 years will help SEI realize their vision of building a global solar energy workforce. PAONIA, CO. , JUNE 5, 2020 – Solar Energy International (SEI) is excited to announce its collaboration with FIMER as a watt-level industry sponsor through SEI’s Industry Sponsorship Program. [...]

Student Highlight: Trevor Schwartz helps install solar in the developing world while training remotely

August 26th, 2020|Comments Off on Student Highlight: Trevor Schwartz helps install solar in the developing world while training remotely

Trevor Schwartz, a current SEI student, began his travels abroad in January 2020 with the intention of eventually arriving in Nepal to participate in a GRID Alternatives volunteer solar PV installation at a health center in the Jumla district. But after traveling around Southeast Asia during the months of [...]

Solar energy education opportunities expand for Caribbean practitioners through the launch of the Caribbean Solar Energy Training Network (CaribSETNet)

August 20th, 2020|Comments Off on Solar energy education opportunities expand for Caribbean practitioners through the launch of the Caribbean Solar Energy Training Network (CaribSETNet)

Paonia, Colo., August 20, 2020 – Solar Island Energy and Solar Energy International (SEI) announced today their partnership to provide practical, technical skills training to current and aspiring Caribbean PV practitioners through the launch of the Caribbean Solar Energy Training Network (CaribSETNet). This year CaribSETNet will award 10 to 20 [...]

Colorado Mountain Town Counts on Solar for Resiliency amid COVID Concerns

August 12th, 2020|Comments Off on Colorado Mountain Town Counts on Solar for Resiliency amid COVID Concerns

Solar Energy International’s Solar Forward program adapts the Solarize model with an off-grid program CRESTONE, CO -  When March 2020 hit, rural, isolated communities did not have the luxury of being shocked by the COVID-19 pandemic - they had to take action immediately. And with the imminent threat of climate-change [...]

Red Cloud Renewable (RCR), Solar Energy International (SEI), and Remote Energy (RE) announce continued partnership with All Points North Foundation through the Tribal Train the Trainer (T4) Program

July 30th, 2020|Comments Off on Red Cloud Renewable (RCR), Solar Energy International (SEI), and Remote Energy (RE) announce continued partnership with All Points North Foundation through the Tribal Train the Trainer (T4) Program

Native Americans Embrace the Sun A New Way to Honor the Old Ways ### This program has been made possible through the generous support of All Points North Foundation, The Turner Foundation, In Our Hands, the Carolyn Foundation and many individual contributors to Red Cloud Renewable. For more information, [...]

You’re Invited to EMPOWER 2020 | Virtual Solar Summit 20+ Speakers | 7 Sessions | Up to 4 NABCEP CEUs

July 15th, 2020|Comments Off on You’re Invited to EMPOWER 2020 | Virtual Solar Summit 20+ Speakers | 7 Sessions | Up to 4 NABCEP CEUs

https://youtu.be/4XBCksn_xw8 On July 23rd, join Aurora Solar with solar industry leaders, policy insiders, and growth experts as we discuss how the solar industry can navigate the challenges and possible opportunities amid COVID-19. The one-day virtual event features six panel sessions on practical topics such as digital lead generation, solar [...]