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A letter of gratitude and warm wishes for the holiday season from SEI Executive Director Kathy Swartz

Dear Alumni and Friends,

Happy Solstice!

Winter has officially arrived in Colorado. While there are just a few patches of snow throughout our PV training campus in Paonia, the mountains are already deep in snow. There’s a cautious optimism that the snowpack will continue throughout the winter, which in spring and summer, provides water for drinking, irrigation […]

By |December 19th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on A letter of gratitude and warm wishes for the holiday season from SEI Executive Director Kathy Swartz

The one thing industry experts say you must do before growing your solar business

The solar industry is growing faster than ever. Maybe you own a solar business that has been booming, or you’re looking to expand into more local markets. We sat down with Will White, Solar Energy International (SEI) curriculum developer and instructor of PVOL206: Solar Training-Solar Business and Technical Sales, to get his expert insight on […]

By |July 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on The one thing industry experts say you must do before growing your solar business

SEI Teams Up with Remote Energy to Train Ugandan Engineers on Solar Water Pumping Design

In mid-May, a team of eight Ugandan engineers and one sociologist from the Ministry of Water & the Environment made the long journey to SEI headquarters in Paonia, CO to learn about solar water pumping design. The Ugandan Ministry of Water installs large community-sized water pumping systems, and the group came to SEI as a […]

By |June 1st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on SEI Teams Up with Remote Energy to Train Ugandan Engineers on Solar Water Pumping Design

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

Solar Energy International (SEI) will be attending Greentech Media Mexico Solar Summit 2018

With Latin America’s emergence as the hottest region for solar development in recent years, Mexico has taken the lead with a dynamic energy transition that sets the stage for unprecedented solar growth. Solar Summit Mexico will leverage GTM Research’s expertise in Mexico to ensure your company is uniquely positioned to capture specific opportunities while appropriately […]

By |January 25th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) will be attending Greentech Media Mexico Solar Summit 2018

Invest in a future powered by renewable energy with the Clean Energy Credit Union

Have you ever wondered how you can support the clean energy movement? Clean Energy Credit Union presents a new, exciting opportunity to join the fight against climate change, protect the environment, and invest in sustainable practices.

Clean Energy Credit Union is a member-owned, member-governed financial institution with a unique twist: it is focused exclusively on loans […]

By |October 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Invest in a future powered by renewable energy with the Clean Energy Credit Union

Solar Energy International (SEI) Launches Solar Ready Colorado Training Outreach Program

Building upon Solar Energy International’s (SEI) technical solar training program that has been in operation for over 25 years with over 45,000 alumni worldwide – SEI is launching a Colorado based training and career outreach program titled – ​Solar Ready Colorado: Solar Professionals Training and Outreach Program​.

SEI will lead a team of industry partners to […]

By |June 30th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Launches Solar Ready Colorado Training Outreach Program

SEI Alumni Highlight: Emily Petrossian Completes Battery-based Solar Installation Training

Emily Petrossian (second from the left in the photo) is the newest member of a battery manufacturing company based in California. She is the latest team member to attend solar installation training at Solar Energy International (SEI), sponsored by a company who routinely send their employees to train with SEI. Her goal was simple: to […]

By |May 26th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on SEI Alumni Highlight: Emily Petrossian Completes Battery-based Solar Installation Training

Solar Energy International (SEI) Alumnus Brings Renewable Energy to Small Pacific Island in Need

With our 45,000 alumni, we get to hear about some of the coolest, life-changing projects. This one comes via Adam Hammond (class of 2013).

Bluetech Financing Solutions today signed a memorandum of understanding with the Area Council leaders of a remote island in Vanuatu to deliver a solar+storage based microgrid pilot project.

“Today represents an important milestone […]

By |April 8th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Alumnus Brings Renewable Energy to Small Pacific Island in Need

The Electric and Gas Industries Association Selects Solar Energy International (SEI) for Solar PV Training Partnership

SEI to Provide EGIA Members with best in class solar and other renewable energy training through EGIA’s Contractor Marketplace.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Paonia, Colorado – March 3, 2016 – EGIA has partnered with Solar Energy International (SEI) to offer EGIA member companies with discounted tuition from the solar industry’s most respected technical training program.  SEI has been […]

By |March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Electric and Gas Industries Association Selects Solar Energy International (SEI) for Solar PV Training Partnership