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To Utility and Beyond

Susannah Pedigo came to Solar Energy International (SEI) with more than 20 years of management experience in the renewable energy sector. Her resume reads a lot like a recent history of the solar industry as she’s navigated the changes of the emerging market. Each role she took was newly designed to keep up with the […]

By |May 30th, 2017|Categories: Alumni, eNewsletter|Comments Off on To Utility and Beyond

SEI Instructors Reach New Heights in Solar

Jay Pozner and Lena Wilensky are SEI Instructors and solar extraordinaires with over 25 years of combined experience in the industry. For them, solar is a family affair. Jay, Lena and their daughter are based out of Almont, (on the Western Slope of Colorado) where they own and operate Nunatak Alternative Energy Solutions. Their business […]

By |May 1st, 2017|Categories: Alumni, Battery-Based, eNewsletter, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on SEI Instructors Reach New Heights in Solar

SEI Team Member Highlight: Andrew Sprauer

Recently we had a chance to sit down for an interview with Andrew Sprauer, SEI’s new Social Coordinator, who will be a great resource for our students when they are here this hands-on lab season.  Andrew is super excited to show our students all of the great things to do while here in Paonia, Colorado. […]

By |April 30th, 2017|Categories: Alumni, eNewsletter, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on SEI Team Member Highlight: Andrew Sprauer

Strengthening Community Through Solar

Dayne came to Solar Energy International (SEI) with his eyes toward the future: his future career, a more prosperous future for his community, and a sustainable future for his wife and son. Dayne travelled from Lapwai, ID where he works at the Nez Perce National Historic Park and is a member of the Nez Perce […]

By |April 25th, 2017|Categories: Alumni, eNewsletter|Comments Off on Strengthening Community Through Solar

Solar Career Platform Launched!

We’re excited to announce the launch of the new Solar Career Platform at solartrainingUSA.org. Solar Energy International (SEI) is proud to be an official Training Provider of the Solar Training Network, and we know this platform will be helpful for students and job seekers nationwide.

If you’re interested in a career in solar, you’ll be glad […]

By |April 5th, 2017|Categories: Alumni, eNewsletter|Comments Off on Solar Career Platform Launched!

Sudanese Student Invigorates SEI’s Mission

It is stories like the one of Eissa Ali, that galvanize the work of SEI. Eissa is from Khartoum, Sudan where he and his wife are raising two children. His background is in electrical engineering and he’s built a career in the green building industry. He is a talented professional who will do great things […]

By |February 28th, 2017|Categories: Alumni, Charitable Programs, Developing World, eNewsletter|Comments Off on Sudanese Student Invigorates SEI’s Mission

Solar Energy International (SEI) responde a la Prohibición de Viajar (Travel Ban) de Estados Unidos con un Programa de Becas

A todos los Alumnos Internacionales de SEI, Futuros Estudiantes y Amigos:

Las acciones y anuncios hechos recientemente por la nueva administración de Estados Unidos sobre de la prohibición de viajar, la construcción de paredes en las fronteras,  han sido noticias muy perturbadoras para nosotros porque impactan directamente en la relación que construimos con ustedes. Ya que […]

By |February 8th, 2017|Categories: Alumni, Charitable Programs, Developing World, eNewsletter, Programa Hispano|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) responde a la Prohibición de Viajar (Travel Ban) de Estados Unidos con un Programa de Becas

Solar Energy International (SEI) Responds to U.S. Travel Ban and Refugee Targeting with Scholarship Program

To SEI’s International Alumni, Future Students, and Friends,

The recent actions taken and announcements made by the new U.S. administration concerning travel bans, building border walls, and targeting refugees have been deeply upsetting to us because these actions directly impact our relationship with you. As the status of these policies are quickly evolving, we rightly understand […]

By |February 6th, 2017|Categories: Alumni, Charitable Programs, Developing World, eNewsletter, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Responds to U.S. Travel Ban and Refugee Targeting with Scholarship Program

SEI and WISE Team Up to Empower Women Through Solar Training Partnership

“Solar Energy International (SEI) is thrilled to announce our expanded partnership with WISE – Women in Solar Energy, encouraging even more women to enter the solar industry. Since SEI’s founding in 1991, they have empowered women to enter the renewable energy  workforce through scholarships, women’s-only trainings, and by the incredible women that teach and work […]

By |January 31st, 2017|Categories: Alumni, Charitable Programs, eNewsletter, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on SEI and WISE Team Up to Empower Women Through Solar Training Partnership

The Day After the Election: A Letter from Solar Energy International’s (SEI) Executive Director

Dear SEI Students, Alumni, and Supporters,

So it’s Wednesday, November, 9th – the day after yesterday – the day after the election. Regardless of how you voted, it feels like a profound shift has happened.

SEI is re-committing ourselves as a non-profit educational organization to continue our passionate work we do each and every day working in […]

By |November 9th, 2016|Categories: Alumni, Charitable Programs|Comments Off on The Day After the Election: A Letter from Solar Energy International’s (SEI) Executive Director