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  • Solarize Garfield County campaign sends solar investment through the roof July 30, 2021
    $2.8 million in installations attributed to Solarize Garfield County The recent Solarize Garfield County campaign generated $2.8 million in rooftop solar and battery investment, added nearly a megawatt of renewable energy to the grid and helped county residents bank $270,000 in rebates, according to figures released by CLEER. The program, which Garfield Clean Energy spearheaded […]
  • Nederland generates local economic development with Solar Forward! July 30, 2021
    In 2017, the Town of Nederland, Colorado resolved to be powered by 100% renewable energy by 2025. One valuable way of achieving this goal is to empower residents and businesses in their access to rooftop solar. In February, Nederland partnered with Solar Forward to bring more rooftop solar to the community and when the program […]
  • Renewable energy continuing to payoff for Colorado family farm July 21, 2021
    Colorado is home to bountiful regions, innovative farmers, and a legendary 300 days of sunshine, making solar energy a precious commodity for farmers like Steve Ela of Ela Family Farms, a fourth-generation fruit farmer and Delta County, Colorado resident. To increase the ability for farmers like Steve to not only produce delicious local food, but […]
  • Native Americans from around the country continue to receive hands-on solar training July 12, 2021
    SEI is excited to once again be partnering with Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center (RCR), Remote Energy and All Points North Foundation to provide an accessible technical training curriculum that puts power into the hands of the learners, equipping students to initiate solar teaching and related projects in their own communities. The program provides in-depth training, equipment, curriculum, and ...
  • Solar Energy International (SEI) Names New Executive Director June 25, 2021
    We are pleased to announce that Elizabeth Sanderson has been named Executive Director of Solar Energy International (SEI), the Colorado-based, industry-leading, internationally recognized, not-for-profit educational organization.  Elizabeth joins SEI with an impressive history of leadership and experience that will be leveraged to take our non-profit educational mission of a world powered by renewable energy to […]
  • New scholarship fund offers solar energy education opportunities for Spanish Speaking U.S. Residents June 18, 2021
    $20,000 Scholarship Aims to Increase Latino Representation Among Clean Energy Industry; Create Equitable Professional Development Opportunities Within Solar Businesses Paonia, Colo., June 7, 2021. Solar Energy International (SEI) and SolarReviews announced today their partnership to create a scholarship fund that provides financial assistance for U.S. residents with Spanish as their first language seeking solar energy education through […]
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  • SEI welcomes Ellen Ross as the new Solar Forward Program Manager June 9, 2021
    Mary Marshall leaves the role after four years of support for growing solar markets SEI’s Solar Forward program is pleased to announce exciting transitions happening on the Team. After founding the program and growing it across the state for four years, current Program Manager Mary Marshall is stepping away from the program to ...
  • Free SEI Training at Enlit Africa digital event May 26, 2021
    SEI will be hosting two free instructor-led trainings at Enlit Africa, where you can learn, connect and engage with industry leaders and Africa’s power and energy community across the 3-day, not-to-be-missed digital event. Perks of the conference: · Gain insight into the implications of climate change for the energy sector · Access the world’s ...
  • The Nexus between Energy and Food April 30, 2021
    How can we build equitable food and energy systems that improve environmental conditions? In the podcast episode “Energy and Food Nexus”, guests Mary Marshall (SEI's Solar Forward program) and Pete Kolbenschlag (Colorado Farm and Food Alliance) share about how to improve our energy and food systems. A common characteristic of the energy and ...
  • Free Webinars sponsored by Goodwe April 15, 2021
    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 webinars throughout 2021. See below for more info on each webinar. A Look at Lithium-ion Battery Types and Considerations April 28th, 1-2pm ...