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Alumni Spotlight: Tim Chester

A confluence of passions led Tim to spend 8 weeks pursuing solar training at SEI’s training facility in Paonia, CO. A veteran and an educator, Tim recently completed SEI’s Solar Professionals Trainer Certificate Program before he begins his new job as a solar instructor newly developed solar training program at the Rural Institute for Veterans […]

By |September 27th, 2017|Categories: Alumni, eNewsletter|Comments Off on Alumni Spotlight: Tim Chester

Solar Energy International (SEI) Curriculum Team Members Selected to Provide Input for the 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC®)

Solar Energy International (SEI) is proud to announce our non-profit’s selection onto Code-Making Panel 4 of the National Electrical Code (NEC®), which covers Article 690 “Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems,” along with several other areas.

SEI is represented on Code-Making Panel 4 (CMP-4 / NEC-P04) by two of its Curriculum Developers and Instructors: Rebekah Hren as the […]

By |September 26th, 2017|Categories: eNewsletter, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Curriculum Team Members Selected to Provide Input for the 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC®)

SEI Participates in Solar Training and Workforce Development for Veterans Roundtable Discussion

Last month SEI was honored to be invited to Washington DC to participate in a roundtable on Veterans in the Solar Workforce.  This one-day meeting was sponsored by the Solar Foundation and was attended by key personnel from across the solar industry including training providers, hiring agencies, state and federal lawmakers, non-profit organizations, military representatives, […]

By |September 6th, 2017|Categories: eNewsletter, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on SEI Participates in Solar Training and Workforce Development for Veterans Roundtable Discussion

SEI Family Mourns the Tragic Death of Instructor Mike Sullivan

We are deeply saddened and stunned by the unexpected death of SEI Instructor Mike Sullivan. Since 2009, Mike taught over 40 classes and over 1000 students through both online and in-person trainings. Mike died on Monday in a climbing accident on Steeple Peak area of the Wind River Mountain Range in Wyoming.

Mike was a living […]

By |August 31st, 2017|Categories: Charitable Programs, eNewsletter, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on SEI Family Mourns the Tragic Death of Instructor Mike Sullivan

Father/Son Duo Launch Solar Careers with SEI!

Sometimes solar is a family affair. This is true for Rob and Jake Dushek, a father/son team who came to Solar Energy International (SEI) for solar training earlier this month. Rob and Jake are already business partners who see their future in the solar industry, but for different reasons. Rob, Jake’s father, is looking to […]

By |August 29th, 2017|Categories: eNewsletter|Comments Off on Father/Son Duo Launch Solar Careers with SEI!

SEI’s Solar Ready Colorado Initiative Wins IREC 3iAward!

Solar Energy International’s (SEI) Solar Ready Colorado Initiative received the 2017 IREC State/Local Government Achievement of the Year. Solar Ready Colorado is a statewide training and career outreach program led by SEI and industry partners and funded through the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s WORK Act Grant. The program offers SEI’s technical training program […]

By |August 25th, 2017|Categories: eNewsletter|Comments Off on SEI’s Solar Ready Colorado Initiative Wins IREC 3iAward!

SEI Student Spotlight: Shannon Ware

Shannon Ware is a Senior Commercial PV Designer based in St. Louis, MO. This week she traveled to Solar Energy International (SEI) to take PV351L: Tools and Techniques for Operations and Maintenance Lab Week (Grid-Direct), an intensive, advanced training designed for solar professionals already working in the PV industry who want to take their technical […]

By |July 28th, 2017|Categories: eNewsletter, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on SEI Student Spotlight: Shannon Ware

SEI Student Spotlight: Eli Bowles

Eli Bowles has been in the renewable energy industry for over six years, but enrolled at Solar Energy International (SEI) to jump start his solar training! Eli is currently a Renewable Energy Instructor at the College of Southern Idaho with a background as a Wind Turbine Technician and training specialist.  He brings years of practical and technical […]

By |June 28th, 2017|Categories: Alumni, eNewsletter|Comments Off on SEI Student Spotlight: Eli Bowles

SEI Job Opportunity: Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Vision of Curriculum and Instruction Department

SEI’s mission is to provide industry-leading technical training and expertise in renewable energy to empower people, communities, and businesses worldwide. Since 1991, SEI has provided training for all levels of professionals within the solar electric industry; whether a person is new to the industry or wants to expand their skills—from […]

By |June 27th, 2017|Categories: eNewsletter|Comments Off on SEI Job Opportunity: Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Solar Energy International (SEI) Announces New Board Officers

Solar Energy International (SEI) Announces New Board Officers

Solar Energy International is pleased to announce Paul Bony as the new Board President. Paul has a diversified background in marketing and delivering energy efficiency and renewable energy products and services at the utility, manufacturer, distributor, dealer and consumer level and presently works for The Electric Gas Industry Association […]

By |May 30th, 2017|Categories: eNewsletter|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Announces New Board Officers