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Congratulations from SEI: Solar Access Team wins first place for innovative community solar business model

Solar Energy International wants to acknowledge and congratulate the Access Solar team for taking first place in the business model pitch competition, and second place in the business plan presentation competition, that represented the culmination of their work in Colorado State University’s Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise (GSSE) MBA program. The team is made up […]

By |December 19th, 2018|Categories: Alumni, Battery-Based, Solar Training (Electric), Solar Training (Thermal)|Comments Off on Congratulations from SEI: Solar Access Team wins first place for innovative community solar business model

Colorado: The epicenter of a pivotal renewable energy shift

Colorado has been the epicenter of a pivotal shift in the energy industry this past week. From a groundbreaking announcement of the state’s largest utility moving to zero carbon emissions by 2050 followed by a municipal utility making a similar pledge, to a rural electric cooperative in the West asking state regulators to weigh in […]

By |December 19th, 2018|Categories: Alumni, Battery-Based, eNewsletter, Solar Training (Electric), Solar Training (Thermal)|Comments Off on Colorado: The epicenter of a pivotal renewable energy shift

SEI accepted to participate in the My Career Advancement Account Scholarship Program, provides financial assistance to military spouses

Solar Energy International (SEI) loves training active duty military and Veterans and now we can offer training funding for spouses too! We are excited to have been accepted to participate in the The My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Scholarship Program. MyCAA is a workforce development program (sponsored by The Department of Defense) and provides up […]

By |November 16th, 2018|Categories: Alumni, Battery-Based, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on SEI accepted to participate in the My Career Advancement Account Scholarship Program, provides financial assistance to military spouses

Solar Energy International (SEI) attends 11th annual Southern Colorado Construction Career Days

This past month Solar Energy International (SEI) was invited to attend the 11th annual Southern Colorado Construction Career Days in Colorado Springs.  The mission of Construction Career Days is “To provide a venue for young people to explore the variety of career opportunities available in the construction industry upon graduation from high school. To host a day […]

By |October 12th, 2018|Categories: Alumni, Battery-Based, Solar Training (Electric), Solar Training (Thermal)|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) attends 11th annual Southern Colorado Construction Career Days

Climate-related catastrophe is omnipresent, take action NOW with Solar Energy International (SEI)

On Monday the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report that reveals the severe impact of climate change may be experienced well within the lifetime of the general world population, if dramatic policy changes don’t happen fast.

How fast? To prevent 2.7 degrees of warming, the report recommends that greenhouse pollution should be reduced […]

By |October 11th, 2018|Categories: Alumni, Battery-Based, Charitable Programs, Developing World, Solar Training (Electric), Solar Training (Thermal)|Comments Off on Climate-related catastrophe is omnipresent, take action NOW with Solar Energy International (SEI)

Are you taking advantage of SEI’s job board?

SEI’s job board can help employers find qualified employees, and help job seekers find opportunities in the solar industry
Did you know that SEI has trained over 60,000+ people from all over the world on solar energy?  Did you also know that SEI hosts an exclusive job board that only our 60,000+ alumni can view?  If […]

By |September 24th, 2018|Categories: Alumni, Battery-Based, Professional Services, Solar Training (Electric), Solar Training (Thermal)|Comments Off on Are you taking advantage of SEI’s job board?

SEPA report predicts the rapid growth of solar+storage: SEI classes can help you get an edge on this emerging market

This week, The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) released its 2018 Utility Energy Storage Market Snapshot. According to SEPA, the report delivers “unbiased analysis and figures based on verified interconnection data from over 130 US utilities.” This year’s Utility Energy Storage Market Snapshot covers the expanding applications of energy storage and key market trends.

Here are some […]

By |August 29th, 2018|Categories: Alumni, Battery-Based, eNewsletter, Solar Professionals Certificate Program|Comments Off on SEPA report predicts the rapid growth of solar+storage: SEI classes can help you get an edge on this emerging market

Last chance to earn 12 FREE NABCEP CEUs- Register for SEI’s Free Online Solar Installation Safety by August 15th!

For folks new to solar to those with years of experience, SEI’s Solar Installation Safety Training has been a huge success. Hundreds of our earliest enrollees have completed the free online safety course, with glowing reviews. Says one student, “it was well worth every minute to listen and participate in the interactive online program”- woohoo […]

By |July 30th, 2018|Categories: Alumni, Battery-Based, Charitable Programs, NABCEP Certification, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on Last chance to earn 12 FREE NABCEP CEUs- Register for SEI’s Free Online Solar Installation Safety by August 15th!

Improve your solar resume in minutes with these tips from our Student Services Team

At Solar Energy International (SEI) we train around 2,000 students per season, many of them looking to break into the solar industry as a new career path. One question we get asked all the time is, how do I format my resume with past experience in a different industry in a way that appeals to […]

By |July 26th, 2018|Categories: Alumni, Battery-Based, Professional Services, Solar Professionals Certificate Program, Solar Training (Electric), Solar Training (Thermal)|Comments Off on Improve your solar resume in minutes with these tips from our Student Services Team

5 strategies for improving your solar sales game

Are you looking for a job in solar sales, or simply trying to improve your everyday sales strategies? We asked Solar Energy International (SEI) Instructor and Curriculum Developer Will White to share some exclusive insight on the dos and don’ts of solar sales.

Know your client

Who are you selling to? Try to understand what their limitations […]

By |July 18th, 2018|Categories: Alumni, Battery-Based, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on 5 strategies for improving your solar sales game