FREE WEBINAR: 2020 NEC Changes Affecting PV & Energy Storage Systems

GoodWe, a leading, strategically-thinking enterprise which focuses on research and manufacturing of PV inverters and energy storage, has partnered with Solar Energy International (SEI) to provide a free webinar on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020. The webinar, 2020 NEC Changes Affecting PV and Energy Storage Systems, will focus on critical updates and changes in the [...]

By |2020-11-19T09:08:41-07:00November 19th, 2020|Categories: Solar Training (Electric), Uncategorized|Comments Off on FREE WEBINAR: 2020 NEC Changes Affecting PV & Energy Storage Systems

NAES Corporation forms partnership with Solar Energy International (SEI) to deliver O&M Solar Technician training

Issaquah, WA., November 16, 2020 – NAES Corporation, one of the energy industry’s largest independent providers of operations, maintenance and repair services, has announced today their partnership with Solar Energy International (SEI) to provide Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Technician training to NAES employees. The collaboration, a continuation of NAES’ steadfast commitment to safety, integrity and [...]

By |2020-11-17T08:51:16-07:00November 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on NAES Corporation forms partnership with Solar Energy International (SEI) to deliver O&M Solar Technician training

Solar energy education opportunities expand for Coloradans through Kenneth King Foundation Scholarships

Paonia, Colo., October 27, 2020 – Solar Energy International (SEI) and the Kenneth King Foundation announced today their partnership with support from GRID Alternatives Colorado to provide underserved Coloradans scholarships for solar skills job training, as well as performance-based stipends and support services to reduce the financial burden of pursuing career training and job [...]

By |2020-10-27T11:39:31-06:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: Charitable Programs, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Solar energy education opportunities expand for Coloradans through Kenneth King Foundation Scholarships

Solar Energy International (SEI) and BayWa r.e. Solar Systems Invest in Industry’s Future, Award Solar Training Scholarships

Scholarship targets industry entrants needing an economic hand up,   applications for second round still open SANTA FE, New Mexico – June 25, 2020 – Solar Energy International (SEI) and BayWa r.e. Solar Systems LLC (BayWa r.e.) today announced they have selected the first five recipients of solar training scholarships from the BayWa r.e. Scholarship [...]

By |2020-10-21T13:35:55-06:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Charitable Programs, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) and BayWa r.e. Solar Systems Invest in Industry’s Future, Award Solar Training Scholarships

An important message from SEI’s Executive Director

Dear SEI Solar Family, We must do better. As an organization we stand in solidarity with those fighting to end systemic racism and violence in America. We mourn George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the far too many others whose lives have been destroyed by racism. Enough is enough. We can’t all be on [...]

By |2020-10-21T13:35:55-06:00June 4th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on An important message from SEI’s Executive Director

Solar Energy International (SEI) announces new BayWa r.e. Scholarship Fund

Solar Energy Education Advances Workforce through BayWa r.e. Scholarship Fund Paonia, Colo., March 16, 2020 – Solar Energy International (SEI) and BayWa r.e. Solar Systems LLC (BayWa r.e.) today announced that they’re entering a partnership to create a scholarship fund, awarding over $10,000 in solar training tuition fees to SEI students. The BayWa r.e. Scholarship [...]

By |2020-10-21T13:35:56-06:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) announces new BayWa r.e. Scholarship Fund

SEI Celebrates Women in Solar

International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate women's achievement, raise awareness against bias and take action for equality. At SEI, we want to honor all of the women working in the solar industry - both for their contribution in the energy transformation field, and for overcoming the barriers and challenges that women in the [...]

By |2020-10-21T13:35:56-06:00March 6th, 2020|Categories: eNewsletter, Solar Training (Electric), Special Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on SEI Celebrates Women in Solar

Solar Energy International (SEI) recognized by Clinton Foundation for Solar Workforce Training in Latin America

Puerto Rico, February 19, 2020 - Solar Energy International (SEI) was recognized as an exemplary commitment maker by Secretary Hillary Clinton during the Clinton Foundation CGI Action Network on Post-Disaster Recovery event in Puerto Rico. Matthew Harris, SEI’s Spanish Program Business Development Director, represented SEI’s partnership with Bosque Modelo on the Work-Based Training for Women [...]

By |2020-02-19T19:51:59-07:00February 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) recognized by Clinton Foundation for Solar Workforce Training in Latin America

From the Biopharmaceutical industry to teaching solar to kindergarteners – the path of an SEI alumnus

Saul Gonzalez Mendoza is an SEI alumnus from Puerto Rico. With no previous background in solar, Saul completed two SEI Certificate Programs (in both english and spanish) and is finishing his third one. He also earned his NABCEP associate credentials. Highlights of his solar journey include working on Footprint Project solar installations alongside of communities [...]

By |2020-10-21T13:35:57-06:00February 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on From the Biopharmaceutical industry to teaching solar to kindergarteners – the path of an SEI alumnus

Kathy Swartz, SEI’s Executive Director, elected as new board member of Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)

PAONIA, CO. – Solar Energy International (SEI) is thrilled to announce that Kathy Swartz, SEI’s Executive Director, was recently elected as a board member of Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). Swartz is one of four other newly elected at-large SEIA members that will serve for a two-year tenure, helping SEIA create strategies that facilitate growing [...]

By |2020-01-16T18:50:58-07:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Kathy Swartz, SEI’s Executive Director, elected as new board member of Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)