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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]