Solar Energy International (SEI) is offering PV Design Online and Solar Home Design Online courses this winter and spring…Carbondale, Colorado – October 11, 2002 [SolarAccess.com] Solar Energy International (SEI) is offering PV Design Online and Solar Home Design Online courses this winter and spring, which will allow people to learn about these technologies at their own pace, without having to travel to an on-site workshop. SEI has been teaching the PV Design Online course as a part of its Renewable Energy education program for over five years. This course has been a great success in teaching individuals about PV Design and continues to evolve each year. Through the Internet, SEI hopes to reach more people seeking to make practical use of the planet’s abundant Renewable Energy resources. The six-week Internet course focuses on the practical and economical design of off-grid and grid tied photovoltaic power systems. This course will be useful to those seeking employment in the solar energy industry as well those seeking to apply solar electricity for his or her own use. Course topics include: PV Applications, Basics of Electricity, PV System Components, Solar Site Analysis, Efficient Appliances, PV System Sizing, Component Specification, System Costs and Economics. The Winter PV Design Online Course runs November 4 – December 13. The Spring PV Design Online Course is tentatively scheduled for January 13 – February 21, 2003. Pre-registration is required.