Even though SEI celebrates our love for solar energy every day, we figured this Valentine’s day would be the perfect time for you to join us in our celebration! For a short time, get a $50 discount* on our February online courses so that you too might share with us in our passion for solar energy and vision of a world powered by renewable energy. Use the code SOLARVALENTINE to get your discount today!
Register online or contact the SEI Student Services Team (970-527-7657 x1) to get enrolled in the courses below. *Discount cannot be applied to courses already purchased
Don’t let the cold stop you from furthering your solar education – put classroom theory into practice with this five-day lab class (English or Spanish) that offers students the opportunity to work closely with experienced PV professionals and get their hands dirty by fully installing and commissioning a wide variety of system types before testing the system, then de-commissioning and breaking down. SEI’s Costa Rica location offers the perfect backdrop for your first hands-on PV experience.
This March, Solar Energy International (SEI) and local partner Shams Global Solutions (SGS), will be holding two back-to-back solar training courses in Oman! PV101 covers the fundamentals of grid-tied PV systems including site analysis, system design and installation techniques critical for anyone getting started in the solar industry. PV201L will take place at the Oman’s only PV training facility where participants will install and commission multiple PV systems with the oversight of solar industry professionals.
Between February 3-6, Solar Energy International (SEI) will be attending Intersolar North America 2020. Come and immerse yourself in our vibrant, in-depth technical training workshops, along with lively conference sessions to keep you up to speed on the latest trends and tech. On February 3, SEI will be conducting two paid workshops, both of which have been approved for 4 NABCEP CE hours: 4 PVIP JTA. On February 4-5, during the conference, we will also offer two free show floor trainings, each one-hour long and approved for 1 NABCEP CE hour. Come see us at booth # 1541.
Join SEI at The Energy Expo in Miami Airport Convention Center, February 12 & 13. The event is the effective commercial hub between North American & Worldwide Manufacturers & Distributors with Buyers, Professionals, Dealers, Operators, Contractors and Potential Reps. from Latin America, the Caribbean and the United States.
SEI will be providing two workshops at the event in English and Spanish on PV Installation Best Practices (Grid-Direct)and Tools and Techniques for PV System O&M. Check the schedule and register by clicking the button below.
Meet face-to-face with top industry employers who are hiring now! On Tuesday, February 25, join GRID Alternatives, the nation’s largest nonprofit solar installer, to meet companies seeking workers in the local solar and electrical industries. The 4th Annual Solar Career Expo is FREE and will take place at the Solar Power and Energy Storage Mountain West Conference at the Hilton Denver City Center, in Denver, Colorado.
SEI will be conducting a paid workshop on February 18 at Solar & Energy Storage Northeast called 2020 NEC Updates. The 2020 National Electrical Code has been published and printed, and the adoption process is ongoing across the country. The 2020 NEC has significant changes that impact the fast-growing and rapidly-evolving PV and energy storage industries: learn about the major NEC changes in order to keep your system designs, permitting, and installations on track, and to keep up with the latest advancements in system safety. Use discount code P1520SEI for 15% OFF non-member full conference registration.
If you’re looking to do business in the Mountain West region, this is your event. Between February 24-26, be a part Solar Power & Energy Storage Mountain West – the premier event for energy professionals in a growing market, featuring the 12th-ranked Colorado in solar installation. The event will highlight topics like Financing solar + storage, regional trends, and emerging markets, along with opportunities to network with 300+ attendees and 25+ exhibitors from the region. On February 26, join SEI for a half-day paid workshop Thermography and Drones in PV Applications to learn about the intersection of thermography and drones, tools that are rapidly trending in the PV industry.
In its 44th year, Middle East Energy has become a meeting point for networking, business, learning and debate for the power generation, lighting, transmission & distribution, energy storage & management solutions and solar sectors. SEI will be leading two FREE technical seminars: Solar Electric System Design Essentials andTools and Testing Procedures for PV System Performance running March 3-5 in Dubai. If you haven’t already registered, you can sign up for a FREE visitor’s pass to attend the “world’s largest power conference,” which includes power professionals from over 130 countries and over 1300 exhibitors from around the globe.
The advanced-level content presented at the annual NABCEP CE Conference is geared toward PV industry professionals who have experience with PV installation, solar + storage, technical sales, design, O&M, or system inspection. On March 19, SEI will be leading two workshops: PV + ESS: Designing and Installing Residential Solar and Storage Systems and Managing the PV System Life Cycle: O&M. Join us!
We would like to give special thanks to our engineering department staff. This mighty team is currently designing multiple utility scale solar projects totaling over 93 megawatts! Our project managers and design engineers closely track the needs of all stakeholders to ensure an efficiently executed high quality design.
We typically make multiple milestone deliveries of draft plan sets to our clients during the design process before delivering the final issued for construction (IFC) set. Not one of these plan sets leave our office without passing through our internal quality assurance review process! We offer electrical, civil, and structural engineering services along with complete design project management in a growing list of states. Be sure to contact us to see if we can help with your next project! Visit www.SEISolarPros.com!
SEI and SolarReviews.com have been partners for the last few years to promote quality solar installations through highly trained solar professionals. Many of the SolarReviews.com team live and work in areas affected by the Australian wild fires ravaging the country. Climate change affects us all, but this disaster is hitting very close to home for our sisters and brothers from SolarReviews.com. We ask you take the time to make a donation to help combat these fires and the brave women and men who are fighting them.
“Through events and local marketing efforts from Solar Forward, there seems to be a lot of discussion happening around renewable energy in the community now, and a lot more people are inquiring about solar for their homes, and other solar projects in the valley that will help lower our carbon footprint as well as increase options for renewable energy for people who don’t have a good spot to put solar panels on their home, or a home to put them on,” said Lena Wilensky of Nunatek Alternative Energy Solutions about the positive impact the Solarize Gunnison County program is having. Read the full story by clicking the button below.
Are you part of a community in rural Colorado looking to encourage local economic development and resilience? Solar Forward can help provide you with the tools and expertise necessary to see your local solar market blossom.
Solar energy education now available to affiliated Generac installers and dealers.
Waukesha, Wis., January 29, 2020 —GeneracⓇ Power Systems (NYSE: GNRC) has today announced its partnership with Solar Energy International (SEI) to provide online and in-person training programs for the Company’s dealers and installers interested in expanding into the solar industry. The partnership provides incentive for Generac dealers and installers to gain professional training and education in solar energy through SEI.
Beginning immediately, Generac installers and dealers will have access to all SEI training courses at an exclusive discounted rate. The courses cover a wide range of topics, from introductory to advanced online and hands-on courses, with the option to customize a training path based on dealer or installer needs. Participants can also earn professional certifications through SEI.