Solar Energy International (SEI) was founded in 1991 as a nonprofit educational organization and is a formal technical renewable energy training school in the state of Colorado serving students all over the world. Our mission is to provide industry-leading technical training and expertise in renewable energy to empower people, communities, and businesses worldwide. Why? Because we envision a world powered by renewable energy!
SEI offers both online training through the SEI Online Campus and offers a seven acre PV training facility in Paonia, Colorado that sets the standard for hands-on lab learning envrioments. Over 45,000 students have gone through SEI’s training program in the last 25 years. Many of our students go on to become NABCEP Certified, start their own businesses, work for small businesses to large scale solar EPCs, and hold high level positions in many of the leading solar companies in the industry.