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  • Solar Forward to Assist Eagle County with Community Effort in Solarize Campaign January 12, 2022
    Eagle County’s Walking Mountains Science Center became Solar Forward’s latest community partner, backed by strong stakeholder involvement and holistic goals EAGLE COUNTY, CO- Solar Energy International (SEI)’s outreach program, Solar Forward anticipates a successful Eagle County program in 2022 after learning about the community’s goals and broad stakeholder support. Eagle County, like many mountain towns, […]
  • Elizabeth Sanderson, SEI’s Executive Director, elected as new board member of Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) January 11, 2022
    PAONIA, CO. – Solar Energy International (SEI) is proud to announce that Elizabeth Sanderson, SEI’s Executive Director, was recently elected as a board member of Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). Sanderson is one of fifteen other newly elected SEIA board members and division chairs that will serve for a two-year term, helping SEIA advance strong policies […]
  • Solar Energy International and Mayfield Renewables Team Up to Offer Online Energy Storage Training January 5, 2022
    The cooperative relationship between Solar Energy International (SEI), the industry-leading training organization for solar professionals, and team members from Mayfield Renewables goes back decades. In January 2022, the two organizations will start a new collaborative chapter by hosting two training courses developed by Mayfield Renewables on SEI’s online educational platform. Mayfield Renewables developed the two […]
  • SEI’s Latin America Business Development Director shares in a discussion on Building the Workforce of the Future December 20, 2021
    How can we build the robust, resilient workforce necessary for a regenerative future? Matthew Harris, SEI’s Latin America Business Development Director, shares in a discussion on Building the Workforce of the Future. Play the video above to learn how SEI is approaching the demand for solar workers, if we are on track with ...
  • This university’s two year master’s program incorporates SEI solar training into its curriculum and offers $10k in fellowship funds December 15, 2021
    Are you interested in being part of the global energy transition to renewables and participating in a two-year masters’ program? Western Colorado University’s Master in Environmental Management (MEM) has partnered with Solar Energy International (SEI) to create a master in environmental management degree that integrates SEI training with MEM program courses for ...
  • Solar Forward Welcomes Graduate Fellow, Eryka Thorley December 8, 2021
    Master in Environmental Management student Eryka Thorley joins the Solar Forward team to help create a network for solar education and outreach Paonia, CO - When Solar Forward first began a partnership with Western Colorado University (WCU) of Gunnison, CO in 2018, it could not have predicted the quality and experience that the Solar Forward […]
  • SEI alumni Jorge Fernández, a solar revolutionary in Mexico December 6, 2021
    The PV industry in Latin America is largely made up of professionals seeking training to transition from other careers to become solar energy professionals. Jorge Luis Fernández Gómez is part of a small segment that, since the beginning, has always aligned his career with renewable energy, laying a solid foundation by getting involved in the […]
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  • Highlighting Diversity; The Words and Stories We Choose – Kelsey Misbrener November 18, 2021
    Kelsey Misbrener is senior editor at Solar Power World magazine, the premier media outlet for the U.S. solar market. She gets excited about all things solar policy and also enjoys covering the inverter and software beats for SPW. She has a degree in magazine journalism from Kent State University and is passionate about ...
  • Blue Planet Energy Upgrades Solar Training Curriculum November 18, 2021
    For nearly 30 years, Solar Energy International (SEI) has been dedicated to training the global solar energy workforce. Instrumental in SEI’s curriculum is a Blue Ion battery with a recently-upgraded monitoring system, donated by Blue Planet Energy, enabling new digital training possibilities for future solar workforces. Blue Planet Energy’s Blue Ion battery is SEI’s ...
  • SEI expands contract training, curriculum licensing, and workforce development with new organizational role November 16, 2021
    Solar Energy International is excited to announce the promotion of Will White to Director of Business Development. In this new role, he will be focusing on expanding the reach of our contract training, curriculum licensing, and workforce development initiatives. He will be concentrating on the English-Speaking Americas, including the United States, Canada, and English-speaking Caribbean […]