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Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association (COSEIA) releases ‘7 Principles on How To Get To 100% Clean Energy by 2040’: Solar Forward can help

This week, the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association (COSEIA), released a new report titled “7 Principles on How To Get To 100% Clean Energy by 2040.”

According to their blog post announcing the report, “Colorado is in the middle of a dynamic evolution in the generation and delivery of electricity because customers are demanding choices and direct […]

By |January 9th, 2019|Categories: Solar Forward, Solarize Blog|Comments Off on Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association (COSEIA) releases ‘7 Principles on How To Get To 100% Clean Energy by 2040’: Solar Forward can help

More than Energy Savings: Why Your School Should Go Solar

Written by Stefan Johnson, SEI AmeriCorps VISTA
In Western Colorado, where Solar Energy International (SEI) is headquartered, we’ve been applying our industry-leading technical training to the education of the next generation. Most of the 65,000 individuals who have received our training have been adults,  but we’re increasing our impact with younger demographics by partnering with high […]

By |December 20th, 2018|Categories: Alumni, Solar Forward, Solarize Blog|Comments Off on More than Energy Savings: Why Your School Should Go Solar

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) selects Gunnison County’s Coldharbour Institute as first partnered community in ‘Solar Forward’ program

GUNNISON, CO- Solar Energy International (SEI), an industry leader in solar energy technical training, kicks off their newest program, Solar Forward, in Colorado’s Western Slope through a partnership with the Coldharbour Institute in Gunnison County.

The Solar Forward program gives nonprofits or community groups located in rural Colorado communities the opportunity to partner with SEI […]

By |June 13th, 2018|Categories: Solar Forward, Solarize Blog, Solarize-blog-posts|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) selects Gunnison County’s Coldharbour Institute as first partnered community in ‘Solar Forward’ program

SEI launches Solar Forward: A new solar advising program for rural Colorado communities

This year, Solar Energy International (SEI) has launched a new statewide initiative for rural communities in Colorado. Read more about the program that powers rural Colorado communities into the future by starting or supporting solar markets: 

SEI is seeking communities interested in growing their local solar, renewable energy, and energy efficiency markets to participate in a […]

By |May 30th, 2018|Categories: Solar Forward, Solarize Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on SEI launches Solar Forward: A new solar advising program for rural Colorado communities

With SEI’s help, high school students in Delta County install solar photovoltaic systems on their schools

Students at Paonia and Delta High Schools who are a part of Solar Energy Internationals High School Technical Training and Careers Pathways Program installed solar systems on their schools earlier this year.

Nine Paonia High School students worked during their class period for a week alongside Empowered Energy Systems LLC, who donated their time to the […]

By |April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Charitable Programs, Solar Forward, Solar Training (Electric), Solarize Blog, Solarize Events, Solarize-blog-posts, Special Events|Comments Off on With SEI’s help, high school students in Delta County install solar photovoltaic systems on their schools

AmeriCorps Volunteers serve with nonprofit ‘A Little Help’

In honor of National Service Recognition Day on April 3rd, AmeriCorps Members in Paonia, Colorado teamed up with a local non-profit called A Little Help to serve their community.

AmeriCorps VISTAs (Volunteers In Service To America) from Solar Energy International and Elsewhere Studios, who are working on economic and community revitalization in Delta County, joined forces […]

By |April 9th, 2018|Categories: Solarize Blog, Solarize Events, Special Events|Comments Off on AmeriCorps Volunteers serve with nonprofit ‘A Little Help’

SEI’s Solar in Schools achieves new milestone: First successful 10 kW high school install in Paonia

Nine Paonia High School students who are participating in Solar Energy International’s high school solar course had the opportunity to gain hands-on experience installing a solar system for their school this February. They worked during their class period for a week alongside Empowered Energy Systems LLC, who donated their time to the project, to install […]

By |March 27th, 2018|Categories: Charitable Programs, Solar Training (Electric), Solarize Blog, Solarize Events, Solarize-blog-posts|Comments Off on SEI’s Solar in Schools achieves new milestone: First successful 10 kW high school install in Paonia

Solar Energy International honored with Solar Energy and Storage Award

SEI was recognized by the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association at 2018 Solar Power Mountain West
Aurora, CO.- On Monday, March 12 Solar Energy International (SEI) was recognized by the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association (COSEIA) at 2018 Solar Power Mountain West’s Solar and Energy and Storage Awards in the category for projects sized 100 kW- […]

By |March 13th, 2018|Categories: Solar Forward, Solarize Blog, Special Events|Comments Off on Solar Energy International honored with Solar Energy and Storage Award

SEI’s Solar in Schools grows with the help of Jared Polis Foundation Grant

As cities across the country pledge their commitment to go 100% renewable, a challenge is presented to rural communities, like Delta County, who have been historically coal-producing, to transition into adopting energy practices of the future with limited resources compared to bigger cities. Since 2015, Solar Energy International (SEI) has recognized this struggle, and as […]

By |December 14th, 2017|Categories: Charitable Programs, Solar Forward, Solar Training (Electric), Solarize Blog, Solarize-blog-posts|Comments Off on SEI’s Solar in Schools grows with the help of Jared Polis Foundation Grant