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Delta-Montrose Electric Association and SEI Bolster Solar in the Schools Program

Solar Energy International’s (SEI) Solar in the Schools program secured solid funding this month, when Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) committed $150,000 to the program. DMEA’s Board of Directors voted unanimously at their regular May board meeting to funnel $150,000 from the co-op’s Unclaimed Capital Credit fund to support the installation of solar electric systems at […]

By |June 28th, 2017|Categories: Charitable Programs|Comments Off on Delta-Montrose Electric Association and SEI Bolster Solar in the Schools Program

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

Solar Energy International (SEI) Spanish Program Job Opportunity – Marketing and Communications Assistant

SEI is excited to be hiring a NEW position to our growing Spanish training program. The Spanish Program at SEI was founded in 2013 to provide solar PV training for Spanish speakers within and outside the US, namely Latin America.

The SEI Marketing and Communications Associate (MCA) is responsible for implementing the strategy around the messaging […]

By |September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Charitable Programs, Developing World, eNewsletter, Programa Hispano|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Spanish Program Job Opportunity – Marketing and Communications Assistant

SEI Alumni Highlight: Ben Graves – Science Teacher at Delta High School

Solar in the Schools – A 21st Century Education for the Next Generation

The final weeks of summer brought teachers, as well as students to Solar Energy International’s (SEI)  campus. Ben Graves, a science teacher at Delta High School (about 30 miles from SEI), came to SEI for PV 201L: Solar Electric Lab Week (Grid Direct). […]

By |August 30th, 2016|Categories: Charitable Programs, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on SEI Alumni Highlight: Ben Graves – Science Teacher at Delta High School

Solarize Delta County Launches April 15!

Solar Energy International (SEI) is proud to announce the April 15th launch of Solarize Delta County, an effort to increase the accessibility and affordability of solar energy for all Delta County residents. With the support of the Delta County Economic Development (DCED), Solarize Delta County seeks to raise local awareness of solar, lower the cost […]

By |April 7th, 2016|Categories: Charitable Programs, Solarize Blog, Solarize Events, Solarize-blog-posts, Special Events|Comments Off on Solarize Delta County Launches April 15!

Solar Energy International (SEI) Selected by Chilean Government for Technical Solar Training

¡The President of Chile announces the program “Scholarships for Human Capital,” solar workshops for 150 Chileans, lead by SEI!

Last week the President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, announced the program “Scholarships for Human Capital,” a program that will train 150 professionals from Chile between November of 2015 and April of 2016.  The program is made possible […]

By |November 12th, 2015|Categories: Charitable Programs, Developing World, Programa Hispano, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Selected by Chilean Government for Technical Solar Training