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Offering Hands-on Workshops and Online Courses

Solar Energy International (SEI) is a USA non-profit organization whose mission is to help others use renewable energy and environmental building technologies through education. SEI teaches individuals from all walks of life how to design, install and maintain renewable energy systems, and how to design and build efficient, sustainable homes. SEI offers trainings online and in 22 locations around the world.

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Upcoming Hands-on Workshops:

Please note: Most of our hands-on workshops are full through September. The following workshops still have limited spaces available.

Renewable Energy for the
Developing World

August 25 - 29, Carbondale, CO

Advanced PV:
Design Criteria and NEC Compliance

August 25 - 29, Paonia, CO

Straw Bale Design
and Natural Plaster

September 15 - 19, Paonia, CO

RE for the Developing World - Hands On
November 3 - 8, Grupo Fenix, NICARAGUA


New Jersey Series:

Grid-Tied PV Design
Sept 15 - 19, Sandy Hook, NJ [FULL]

Advanced PV
Sept 22 - 26, Sandy Hook, NJ [FULL]

Solar Hot Water [FULL]
Sept 29 - Oct 1, Sandy Hook, NJ

Solar and Radiant Heating
October 2 - 4, Sandy Hook, NJ


Upcoming ONLINE Courses:

Advanced PV ONLINE (6 week)
September 29 - November 7

PV Design ONLINE (6 week)
October 13 - November 21

Sustainable Home Design ONLINE
October 27 - December 5








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Straw Bale Building in Paonia Colorado

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PO Box 715 76 S. 2nd St. Carbondale, CO 81623 970-963-8855 fax: 970-963-8866 sei@solarenergy.org