RECENT NEWS FROM SEI

SEI awarded OSHA Susan Harwood training grant, will offer FREE solar-specific online training courses in April 2018

January 19th, 2018|Comments Off on SEI awarded OSHA Susan Harwood training grant, will offer FREE solar-specific online training courses in April 2018

Last fall, Solar Energy International (SEI) was thrilled to receive news that we were awarded a Susan Harwood Training Grant through the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) to develop a series of online solar-specific safety trainings.  As the PV industry continues to grow at a rapid pace, it is so important to us here […]

SEI Instructors travel to Puerto Rico in light of Hurricane Maria

January 18th, 2018|Comments Off on SEI Instructors travel to Puerto Rico in light of Hurricane Maria

In what has been called the most destructive Atlantic storm on record, Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico this past fall leaving 3.4 million without electricity. Three months later, nearly half are still left without power, and rural communities in the mountainous regions of the island might be without power for many more months to come. […]

What’s new at Solar Energy International’s campus? Check out our winter updates!

January 16th, 2018|Comments Off on What’s new at Solar Energy International’s campus? Check out our winter updates!

Here at Solar Energy International (SEI), there’s no such thing as an off-season! When class isn’t in session at our campus in scenic Paonia, Colorado, our Lab Team is working hard to make sure that our campus is featuring the latest and greatest in solar training technology for when students return for solar energy training […]

Alumni Highlight: SEI provides experience to take your career to the next level

December 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Alumni Highlight: SEI provides experience to take your career to the next level

Have you thought about your New Year’s resolution yet? 2018 is the perfect time to grow your solar career. Solar Energy International (SEI)’s Solar Professionals Certificate Program (SPCP) is the industry’s most rigorous training program to prepare professionals for the highly technical clean energy workforce.

SEI offers six different SPCP tracks for students to pursue certifications […]

New job opportunities are opened for Solar Energy International (SEI) solar training program graduates

December 28th, 2017|Comments Off on New job opportunities are opened for Solar Energy International (SEI) solar training program graduates

“Never stop fighting for your dreams, renewable energy is a great passion, and opportunities are given, there are companies that offer internships, you just have to go out there and look for them,” recommends with conviction Javier Pacheco, graduated from the SEI Solar Professional Certificate Program to all those who are embarking on a new […]

SEI textbook sales spike in December, find out why

December 21st, 2017|Comments Off on SEI textbook sales spike in December, find out why

Have you ever wondered what Solar Energy International (SEI) is up to when summer class sessions end for the winter? Besides our ongoing schedule of online solar energy training classes, you might be surprised to learn that December is the busiest time of year for textbook sales!

Developed and written by SEI, Solar Electric Handbook: […]

SEI’s PV101 and PV203 courses in perfect alignment with NABCEP’s updated 2018 PV Associate Program, now available in 97 countries worldwide

December 21st, 2017|Comments Off on SEI’s PV101 and PV203 courses in perfect alignment with NABCEP’s updated 2018 PV Associate Program, now available in 97 countries worldwide

With a new session of solar training classes about to start online on January 8, it’s the perfect time to keep everyone up-to-date on the work being done by the Solar Energy International (SEI) Curriculum Team to ensure students are constantly getting industry-leading solar training.

In October 2017, the North American Board of Certified Energy […]

An SEI Alum’s take on green jobs: Why Mark donated stock

December 20th, 2017|Comments Off on An SEI Alum’s take on green jobs: Why Mark donated stock

Mark left his expiate job in Belgium and returned to the U.S. in pursuit of living his passion through a green job.  From Belgium to Carbondale, Colorado in 2002 he studied solar PV, solar hot water, wind, and natural building at Solar Energy International (SEI).

Fast forward to today, Mark’s passion led him to an unsuspecting […]

SEI’s Solar in Schools grows with the help of Jared Polis Foundation Grant

December 14th, 2017|Comments Off on SEI’s Solar in Schools grows with the help of Jared Polis Foundation Grant

As cities across the country pledge their commitment to go 100% renewable, a challenge is presented to rural communities, like Delta County, who have been historically coal-producing, to transition into adopting energy practices of the future with limited resources compared to bigger cities. Since 2015, Solar Energy International (SEI) has recognized this struggle, and as […]

Just in time for the holidays, pick up a discounted copy of SEI’s Solar Electric Handbook and Fotovoltaica!

December 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Just in time for the holidays, pick up a discounted copy of SEI’s Solar Electric Handbook and Fotovoltaica!

Solar Energy International (SEI) is offering an exclusive discount on our textbooks, the Solar Electric Handbook: Photovoltaic Fundamentals and Applications and Fotovoltaica: Manual de Diseño e Instalación, for the month of December.  This holiday season, give the gift of solar energy knowledge to the budding solar professional in your life with this limited-time offer! Normally $129 […]