SEI Professional Services Teams Up with Amicus Cooperatives to Offer Discounted Technical Services to Cooperative Members

SEI Professional Services Teams Up with Amicus Cooperatives to Offer Discounted Technical Services to Cooperative Members Solar Energy International (SEI) has supported the Amicus Solar and Amicus O&M Cooperatives in recent years through a partnership to connect cooperative member-companies with critical professional development opportunities at discounted tuition rates. We are excited to announce that we are expanding our connection and partnership through SEI Professional Services (SEIPS) to offer discounted engineering, technical consulting, design reviews, and other quality assurance services that

Important Considerations for Solar Project Developers: The SEI Professional Services (SEIPS) Advantage

Important Considerations For Solar Project Developers: The SEI Professional Services (SEIPS) Advantage by Jeff Ruppert, P.E. – Chief Executive Officer   SEIPS is proud to offer the very best quality assurance (QA) and engineering services to the solar industry. SEIPS consulting and design services include in-house licensed electrical, civil, and structural engineers. SEIPS offers QA site inspections during and after construction, commissioning services, and performance testing. SEIPS also offers ongoing evaluation services of existing systems and troubleshooting. These services are offered

SEI Professional Services Welcomes Justine Sanchez to the Team

SEI Professional Services is excited to welcome Justine Sanchez to our team!  Justine brings decades of experience to our team and we had a chance to catch up with her and sit down for an interview to hear about her new role with SEIPS. SEIPS:  Welcome to the SEIPS Team Justine.  We are so happy to have you and thank you so much for taking time out of your busy schedule to chat with us. Justine:  No problem. I am very excited

SEIPS Case Study: 200 kW Solar PV Project for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 332

SEIPS Case Study: 200 KW Solar PV Project For The International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 332 In 2017 SEI Engineering was approached by representatives of the Northern California Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association. Through NECA, the local 332 chapter of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers was planning to fund a rooftop PV system that would get them closer to their goal of a net-zero facility in San Jose, CA. The system is supplying more than 100%

SEI Professional Services (SEIPS) Receives Prestigious Honor of 2018 Solar Power World Top 500 Contractor

SEI Professional Services (SEIPS) Receives Prestigious Honor Of 2018 Solar Power World Top 500 Contractor Solar Power World, the solar industry’s leading business-to-business publication, today announced the release of its 2018 Top Solar Contractors list. SEI Professional Services (SEIPS) from Paonia, Colorado was named to this prestigious list for the first time ever. SEIPS earned a high ranking of 38th out of the top 500 contractors in the U.S. solar industry.  This ranking placed SEIPS 2nd within

SEIPS Interview: Make solar power, not tobacco

SEIPS Interview: Make Solar Power, Not Tobacco by Janet Pelley / Originally posted by Ecological society of America Tobacco farmers could make more money if they replaced their crops with solar panel arrays, concludes a new study (Land Use Policy 2018; doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2018.01.010). The substitution would reduce fossil‐fuel use, prevent displacement of food cropland by renewable energy projects, and help to eliminate a non‐food crop that is the leading cause of avoidable death globally. “Deploying thousands of terawatts of solar power is necessary

SEI Professional Services Team Members Selected to Serve on the National Electrical Code (NEC®) Code-Making Panel 4

SEI Professional Services is proud to announce that we have team members participating on the Code-Making Panel 4 of the National Electrical Code (NEC®), which covers Article 690 “Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems,” along with several other areas. Officially, SEI’s non-profit technical training school is being represented on Code-Making Panel 4 (CMP-4 / NEC-P04) by two SEIPS team members who are also Curriculum Developers and Instructors for SEI’s non-profit educational operations:  Rebekah Hren as the Principal and Brian Mehalic as an Alternate. This

Design Considerations for Efficient, Safe, and Profitable Large-Scale PV Systems

Technical Considerations for Realizing a Return on Your Investment at Solar Power International Attending Solar Power International (SPI) is an exercise in prioritizing your goals.  The sheer volume of potential activities presents a decision-making challenge for most attendees. SPI, for most companies, also represents a significant investment of time and resources.  Sourcing and utilizing training to contribute to revenue generation must be top on the list of ways to realize a return on that capital. Fortunately for SPI attendees, training comes in

Press Release: SEIPS Officially Open for Business

Paonia, CO, April 13, 2015 – Solar Energy International (SEI) announced the spin-off of SEI Professional Services LLC, a business dedicated to providing specialized services directly to the solar electric industry. SEI Professional Services (SEIPS) has started operations as a separate entity and integral supporter of SEI’s mission.  A portion of the revenue will be returned to Solar Energy International in support of its non-profit mission to provide industry leading technical training and expertise in