Solar Energy International Launches Free Introduction to Renewable Energy Online Course

Introduction to Renewable Energy is Solar Energy International's NEW free online course for those who wish to learn the basics of renewable energy - including where it is found, how we can harvest it for use in our homes and how it can help ease pressures on the environment.

By Chris Turek, Director of Online and Educational Services


One of the most exciting things about Solar Energy International is our ability to create training opportunities aligned with our nonprofit mission. Our new, free online Introduction to Renewable Energy course is just one example of our efforts as a nonprofit organization to help educate our fellow man on renewable energy technologies and sustainable building practices. This course allows us to create a free and accessible introductory solar training and renewable energy online course opportunity for the entire world, aligning with our focus on renewable energy education for a sustainable future.

Introduction to Renewable Energy is Solar Energy International's NEW free online course for those who wish to learn the basics of renewable energy - including where it is found, how we can harvest it for use in our homes and how it can help ease pressures on the environment. You will not become an expert through this course, but you will get to know renewable energy in its many forms - helping you to decide whether solar, wind or other renewable technologies are right for you.

If you've never taken an online course from SEI, this is a great preview into our online course structure and learning experience. We hope this will lower any inhibitions you may have in taking an online course by giving you this free opportunity to experience the SEI Online Campus. This free 10-lesson course includes education on conservation and efficiency, sustainable building, solar thermal, solar electricity, wind power, microhydro power, renewable energy for the developing world, and the economics of renewable energy.

Why is this NEW free online course right for you?

#4 Maybe you're interested in renewable energy and don't know where to start. Intro to Renewable Energy Online provides a great overview of all the major renewable energy technologies, at your fingertips.

#3 If you've never taken an online course, Intro to Renewable Energy Online welcomes you to learning in the Digital Age with SEI's Online Campus.

#2 By taking Intro to Renewable Energy Online, you become a part of the SEI student family.

And finally ...

#1 You'll join SEI in our mission to help others to use renewable energy resources through education. In 2011, SEI celebrates that mission with new online courses such as Intro to Renewable Energy Online.


Sign up for this free online course at http://www.solarenergy.org

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