OSEIA continues to partner with Solar Energy International as official industry training partner

Partnership provides discounts for OSEIA members

PORTLAND, OR, August 15, 2019 – The Oregon Solar Energy Industries Association (OSEIA) is excited to announce that we have once again selected Solar Energy International (SEI) as our official solar training partner for members.  SEI is a nonprofit training organization which offers cutting-edge solar and renewable energy training.  With over 70,000 alumni worldwide, 28 years of experience, and over 100 course sessions offered each year, SEI is an industry leader in solar training. 

The partnership means that OSEIA members will receive an agreed-upon discount on all “PV” (Photovoltaic) and “FV” (Fotovoltaica) SEI courses through July 2020.

“We are excited to extend a greater discount opportunity to our members again this year,” said Meghan Craig, program director. “SEI’s reputation of safety and professionalism are values that align our mission as a solar advocacy organization.”

SEI’s 40 instructors and curriculum developers train roughly 4,000 students a year. Course credits may be applied toward industry licensing and certification programs, such as those offered by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP). SEI also offers a Solar Professional Certificate Program, awarding alumni of the program with a certificate to recognize completion of rigorous course pathways in areas such as residential solar systems, battery-based solar systems and more.

“SEI is proud to continue our training partnership with OSEIA,” said Chris Turek, SEI director of marketing and communications. “Everyone in the industry, whether they are just beginning their solar journey, or have been working in solar for many years, can benefit from SEI training. We are looking forward to future opportunities together.”  

About Solar Energy International (SEI) – SEI was founded in 1991 as a nonprofit educational organization with the mission to provide industry-leading technical training and expertise in renewable energy to empower people, communities and businesses worldwide. SEI envisions a world powered by renewable energy. 

About Oregon Solar Energy Industries Association (OSEIA)  is a trade association founded in 1981 to promote clean, renewable, solar technologies. OSEIA members include businesses, non-profit groups, and other solar industry stakeholders.


Media contacts:

Mary Marshall

Marketing and Communications Manager

Solar Energy International

mary@solarenergy.org | 970-527-7657 x 116



Meghan Craig
Program Director

Oregon Solar Energy Industries Association


OSEIA Oregon Solar