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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

[PHOTOS] SEI kicks off first hands-on training in Muscat, Oman!

Greetings from Muscat, Oman! It’s week three of classes and the first week ever of PVOL201L: Solar Electric Lab week (Grid-Direct). Our inaugural hands-on training experience in the Middle East kicks off with 16 students from installation companies, academia and more! Shout out to all of the work from our partners at Shams Global Solutions […]

By |November 12th, 2018|Categories: Alumni, eNewsletter, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on [PHOTOS] SEI kicks off first hands-on training in Muscat, Oman!

Alumni Highlight: SEI Alum Edwin Bifelt founds solar company, celebrates major installation and local job creation

Solar energy training can have a life-changing impact on your career path. Solar Energy International (SEI) Alum Edwin Bifelt first took SEI training online in November of 2017. Not even a full year later, he founded a solar company and just celebrated completing the first phase of a 120 kW solar PV ground mount array […]

By |November 12th, 2018|Categories: Alumni, eNewsletter, Solar Training (Electric)|Comments Off on Alumni Highlight: SEI Alum Edwin Bifelt founds solar company, celebrates major installation and local job creation

Thanks to SEI AmeriCorps VISTAs, Delta County becomes second smallest County in the U.S. to receive prestigious solar-friendly designation

Solar Energy International (SEI)’s AmeriCorps VISTAs helped pave the way for Delta County, Colorado to receive a Gold designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. The initial Bronze designation in 2017, also a VISTA-led effort, recognized Delta County for taking measurable […]

By |October 12th, 2018|Categories: Alumni, Charitable Programs, Solar Forward, Solar Training (Electric), Solar Training (Thermal), Solarize Blog|Comments Off on Thanks to SEI AmeriCorps VISTAs, Delta County becomes second smallest County in the U.S. to receive prestigious solar-friendly designation

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?

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!