RECENT NEWS FROM SEI

Solar Energy International’s (SEI) Programa Hispano Travels to Chile as Presenter for IFT ENERGY 2015 Conference

March 27th, 2015|Comments Off on Solar Energy International’s (SEI) Programa Hispano Travels to Chile as Presenter for IFT ENERGY 2015 Conference

SEI’s Programa Hispano has been invited to present in Santiago, Chile for one of the largest energy conferences in the region – IFT ENERGY 2015!

SEI will speak to the general assembly during the closing ceremony at IFT ENERGY 2015 along with First Solar, Sun Edison and others.

The International Fair of Energetic Technologies, IFT ENERGY 2015, […]

Solar Energy International (SEI) Announces Women’s PV Training Package Scholarship

March 13th, 2015|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Announces Women’s PV Training Package Scholarship

SEI is empowering women to enter the solar industry! SEI has created the best packaged training opportunity yet to help women get the training and education they need! SEI offers dedicated training and outreach for women who wish to work as solar professionals in the renewable energy industry. To date, SEI has trained thousands of […]

Solar Energy International (SEI) Honors Graduating Marines and Sailors at Camp Pendleton through the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Reach for the Sun Training Program

February 14th, 2015|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Honors Graduating Marines and Sailors at Camp Pendleton through the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Reach for the Sun Training Program

Solar Energy International (SEI) is pleased to announce the first graduating class as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) “Reach for the Sun” military solar training pilot program. This solar training program’s goal is to provide military personnel who are transitioning out of active duty with the technical skills needed to become leaders […]

SEI Work Trader Position Open – Apply Today!

January 30th, 2015|Comments Off on SEI Work Trader Position Open – Apply Today!

For over 20 years, SEI’s Work-Trade Program has enabled people from around the world to hone their renewable energy technology skills and improve their capabilities while helping to strengthen and grow SEI. In fact, the majority of our current staff were once work-traders!

Program Overview:

CURRENT WORK-TRADE POSITIONS:

Summer Helper position
This person will work at SEI’s PV […]

SEI Alumni Highlight: Martin Hirschhorn

January 30th, 2015|Comments Off on SEI Alumni Highlight: Martin Hirschhorn

We recently received a great story by one of our SEI Alumni that demonstrates the connections you can make in the solar industry by becoming an Alumni of SEI’s solar training program. Your path WILL cross many times with fellow SEI alumni and instructors on many projects during your career.

“The last system I […]

Solar Energy International (SEI) Selected by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for Military Base Solar Training Program

January 30th, 2015|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Selected by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for Military Base Solar Training Program

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is piloting an intensive solar workforce training program—Reach for the Sun—to provide transitioning military personnel the highest quality professional skills to prepare them for a potential employment in the solar industry upon discharge. The DOE has partnered with Solar City, SunRun, Vivint Solar, SunEdison, and SunPower to interview and […]

SEI is Hiring a New Team Member to our Popular and Expanding Spanish Program

January 27th, 2015|Comments Off on SEI is Hiring a New Team Member to our Popular and Expanding Spanish Program

Solar Energy International, a world leader in renewable energy education is hiring a Program Assistant for our growing Spanish Solar Program. The Spanish Program Assistant serves as the office and program support person for the SEI Spanish Program. Deadline to apply is February 12, 2015. Candidates should have strong written and verbal skills in […]

Solar Energy International (SEI) Offers PV101 Solar PV Training in Tucson, AZ – Feb. 16

January 15th, 2015|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Offers PV101 Solar PV Training in Tucson, AZ – Feb. 16

This course will provide an overview of the three basic PV system applications, primarily focusing on grid-direct systems. The goal of the course is to create a fundamental understanding of the core concepts necessary to work with all PV systems, including: system components, site analysis, PV module criteria, mounting solutions, safety, and commissioning. The course […]

Solar Energy International (SEI) Announces Scholarship Award to Support National Shout Out for Solar Day – Jan. 16

January 15th, 2015|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Announces Scholarship Award to Support National Shout Out for Solar Day – Jan. 16

With over 35,000+ alumni worldwide, Solar Energy International (SEI) instructors, staff, students, and alumni are prepping for National Shout Out for Solar Day.  This special day is meant to display visual support for solar energy by people from all over the country (and the world) by posting photos into social media with posters available through […]

Over 200 Students Kick Off 2015 with Professional Solar Installer Training

January 14th, 2015|Comments Off on Over 200 Students Kick Off 2015 with Professional Solar Installer Training

Monday, January 12th was a big day at Solar Energy International (SEI).  Not only for the fact that it was our first day of online courses for the 2015 calendar year, but available student spots for our online courses are almost completely full!  With over 200 students starting courses this week, it is exciting to […]