2019 lab sessions starting soon: Check out new additions to the SEI campus!

Paonia, Colorado is home to Solar Energy International (SEI)’s industry leading solar energy technical training facility. Since the early 2000s, tens of thousands of students have received hands-on experience in installing and commissioning solar systems at our lab yard. SEI offers classes on a variety of critical topics for industry professionals from grid-tied, to battery-based, [...]

By |2020-10-21T13:36:06-06:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Alumni, Battery-Based, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on 2019 lab sessions starting soon: Check out new additions to the SEI campus!

SEI, Colorado Solar and Storage Association (COSSA) and GRID Alternatives team up to host Solar Career Expo

The free Solar Power and Energy Storage Mountain West Expo connects industry employers with prospective clean energy career seekers The Expo is powered by Solar Ready Colorado, a partnership between Solar Energy International, GRID Alternatives, and the Colorado Solar and Storage Association AURORA, Colo. -- Solar Energy International (SEI), Colorado Solar and Storage Association (COSSA), [...]

By |2020-10-21T13:36:07-06:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: Alumni, Battery-Based, Solar Professionals Certificate Program, Solar Training (Electric), Special Events|Comments Off on SEI, Colorado Solar and Storage Association (COSSA) and GRID Alternatives team up to host Solar Career Expo

Register Today! NABCEP Continuing Education Conference in San Diego March 25-28

Will you be attending the NABCEP CE Conference March 25-28? Many of our students and alumni will be there, and we highly recommend getting connected with NABCEP if you are serious about a career in solar energy! This is one of the MUST ATTEND conferences for solar professionals in the industry. More information. ABOUT THE [...]

By |2019-02-26T19:38:07-07:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Alumni, Battery-Based, NABCEP Certification, Professional Services, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on Register Today! NABCEP Continuing Education Conference in San Diego March 25-28

The Levi Heinold/Mountain Power Scholarship

Scott Ely and Sunsense Solar created this scholarship to honor Levi Heinold by empowering aspiring solar professionals to complete SEI’s entry-level solar training and certification. From Scott Ely: One of my best friends and long-time solar buddy, Levi Heinold, passed away in late February of 2018.  As I continue to wrestle with this reality, I [...]

By |2020-10-21T13:36:07-06:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Alumni, Battery-Based, Charitable Programs, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on The Levi Heinold/Mountain Power Scholarship

SEI’s letter to Colorado Governor Jared Polis: Ambitious renewable energy goals? We can help!

Colorado Governor Jared Polis was sworn into office in January touting the nation's most ambitious renewable energy goal, 100% renewable energy by 2040. This goal surpasses the notably progressive states of Hawaii and California, which have historically paved the way to RE-friendly policies, with both pledging to make the switch by 2045. Solar Energy International [...]

By |2020-10-21T13:36:07-06:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Alumni, Battery-Based, Solar Forward, Solar Professionals Certificate Program, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on SEI’s letter to Colorado Governor Jared Polis: Ambitious renewable energy goals? We can help!

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 |2020-10-21T13:36:08-06:00December 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 |2018-12-20T18:57:52-07:00December 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 |2020-10-21T13:36:09-06:00November 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 |2020-10-21T13:36:09-06:00October 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 |2020-10-21T13:36:09-06:00October 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)