RECENT NEWS FROM SEI

Solar Energy International (SEI) Awards Over $4000 in Scholarships to Active Duty Military and Veterans

November 30th, 2014|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Awards Over $4000 in Scholarships to Active Duty Military and Veterans

Solar Energy International (SEI) is pleased to announce we are awarding over $4000 in scholarships for renewable energy training through our outreach program for veterans and active duty military personnel.  November 11th, 2014 is Veterans Day and we are awarding selected veterans with full SEI Online Campus scholarships for our online training program with sessions […]

Solar Energy International (SEI) Hosts Delta County 8th Grade Solar Technology Field Lab

November 30th, 2014|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Hosts Delta County 8th Grade Solar Technology Field Lab

SEI’s Solar In the Schools (SIS) program finished its 2014 season of labs with local 8th grade students participating in an introductory solar technology lab October 21 – 24. A total of 320 students from Delta Middle, Cedaredge Middle, Hotchkiss K-8 and Paonia Jr. High arrived by school bus to explore SEI’s lab facility in […]

SEI Alumni Highlight: Brandon Williams of Iron Edison

November 30th, 2014|Comments Off on SEI Alumni Highlight: Brandon Williams of Iron Edison

The day after completing the SEI battery lab, I drove to install my first off-grid system in Moab, UT.  The customer lives in Montezuma Canyon, which is an ancient Anasazi Indian area.  There is no excavation allowed in the Montezuma Canyon, so there are no power lines.  There are cliff dwellings and ancient kiva sites […]

Chilean President Recognizes SEI’s Technical Solar PV Training Efforts in Atacama, Chile

November 30th, 2014|Comments Off on Chilean President Recognizes SEI’s Technical Solar PV Training Efforts in Atacama, Chile

Solar Energy International’s (SEI) Spanish Program has officially concluded it’s most recent training program in Atacama, Chile. Chilean President, Michelle Bachelet, US Ambassador to Chile,  Michael Hammer, Ministry of Energy Máximo Pacheco, Senator Isabel Allende, First Solar’s Chief Commercial Officer, Joseph Kishkill, and many other representatives from the private and public sector attended First Solar’s […]

SEI Alumni Highlight: Michael Mazotti – Peace Corps Volunteer

November 26th, 2014|Comments Off on SEI Alumni Highlight: Michael Mazotti – Peace Corps Volunteer

My name is Michael Mazotti and I am currently a Peace Corps Volunteer serving in Perú. I took classes at SEI in 2011 and received an International and Developing World Applications Certificate through SEI’s Solar Professionals Certificate Program. Working with renewable energy as side projects during my service has kept me excited and well active […]

Help Solar Energy International (SEI) Award $20,000 in Scholarships to our Latin American Students

November 15th, 2014|Comments Off on Help Solar Energy International (SEI) Award $20,000 in Scholarships to our Latin American Students

Help Solar Energy International (SEI) Award $20,000 in Scholarships to our Latin American Students

Posted by: chris
November 14, 2014
Help us win $20,000 to support our mission! Solar Energy International is competing to win $20,000 through Sungevity Gives Back, a contest focused on what we do to Generate Positive in the world. All you have to do […]

The 2014 SEI Alumni Survey Results are In!

October 15th, 2014|Comments Off on The 2014 SEI Alumni Survey Results are In!

Thank you to all of our alumni who participated in the 2014 SEI Alumni Survey this past month! Your feedback is critical to our non-profit educational efforts and will help us push forward in support of our mission of providing industry-leading technical training and expertise in renewable energy to empower people, communities, and businesses worldwide.

We […]

SEI Welcomes Americorps VISTAs to Coordinate the Delta County Community Revitalization Through Solar Program

October 15th, 2014|Comments Off on SEI Welcomes Americorps VISTAs to Coordinate the Delta County Community Revitalization Through Solar Program

Hello, SEI virtual family! I’m Kristen O’Brien, the first of two Americorps VISTAs to be hired by SEI to coordinate the Delta County Community Revitalization Through Solar Program. This program aims to promote economic development within the county through the creation of a more robust solar market, and thus more local employment opportunities through solar.

SEI […]

Solar Energy International (SEI) Participates in 2017 NEC Meeting to Discuss Code Changes Effecting Solar PV Industry

October 15th, 2014|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Participates in 2017 NEC Meeting to Discuss Code Changes Effecting Solar PV Industry

2017 NEC in Full Swing…What?!?

That’s right, the deadline to submit proposals for the 2017 National Electrical Code is rapidly approaching. As of this writing, around a quarter of the states have adopted the 2014 NEC; the majority are still on 2011 – though that number is continually shrinking – along with a few lingerers stuck […]

Solar Energy International (SEI) Breaks Ground in Accrediting Architects in Renewable Energy Technologies

October 15th, 2014|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Breaks Ground in Accrediting Architects in Renewable Energy Technologies

Architects attending the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in New Orleans from October 22-24, 2014 can learn more about how to receive continuing education credits through Solar Energy International (SEI). Inspired by their new course, Inspecting Solar Heating Systems in New York State, developed in collaboration with the New York State Energy Research and Development […]