Partnership provides discounts for SolarTech Direct customers

SEATTLE, WA, Nov 5, 2018 – SolarTech Direct is excited to announce that we have selected Solar Energy International (SEI) as our official solar training partner for our customers. SEI is a nonprofit training organization which offers cutting-edge solar and renewable energy training. With over 60,000 alumni worldwide, 27 years of experience, and over 100 course sessions offered each year, SEI is an industry leader in solar training.

The partnership means that SolarTech Direct’s customers are eligible to receive an agreed-upon discount on all SEI courses through October 2019.

“We are excited to offer industry-leading training opportunities to our customers through a partnership with SEI,” said Kris de Leon, president of SolarTech Direct. “SEI’s reputation of safety and professionalism are values that align with the service we strive to bring to our client base in the Pacific Northwest. Now, we can spread solar even further by offering the opportunity of discounted solar training to our customers.”

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 thrilled to have this training partnership with SolarTech Direct,” said Mary Marshall, SEI marketing and communications manager. “Everyone in the industry, from seasoned professionals to people just getting into solar, can benefit from SEI training. We are proud to offer this opportunity through a partnership with SolarTech Direct, and we are looking forward to continued partnership 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 SolarTech Direct- SolarTech Direct is a certified minority-owned small business based in Seattle, Washington. SolarTech Direct works with solar installers, electrical contractors, roofing contractors, general contractors, HVAC contractors, federal prime contractors, government agencies, home builders, engineering firms, and developers by providing procurement and distribution of solar power and energy storage equipment for their solar projects.  

*** Please email support [at] solartechdirect [dot] com to get your promotional offer for solar training.


Media contact:

Mary Marshall, Marketing & Communications Manager

Solar Energy International

39845 Mathews Lane

Paonia, CO 81428 | 970-527-7657 x116

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