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The Resource Center organizes resources around 7 green economy “Sectors” and 7 “Topics.”

Search by sector or by topic, or across all sectors and/or all topics. Or search by keyword at the top right of this page.


How are the Resources Organized?

What are the Criteria?

Resources that are included in the SEED Center have been reviewed by the TAG and meet the following criteria:

  • Accessible and available for colleges to model and/or customize to their local labor markets
  • Not to be used as a means to market individual consultants or their products
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative

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Energy Education & Workforce Development (DOE: EERE)

The Energy Education & Workforce Development website, brought to you by the Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy resource, provides you with clean energy literacy and career information, teaching materials, and information on programs and other topics. Also view the Teach and Learn page for many creative lesson plans, labs and projects.

June 11, 2012

North Carolina Solar Center

The North Carolina Solar Center, at N.C. State University, advances a sustainable energy economy by educating, demonstrating and providing support for clean energy technologies, practices, and policies. The N.C. Solar Center serves as a resource for innovative, clean energy technologies through demonstration, technical assistance, outreach and training. It also administers the Database of Incentives for […]

June 15, 2012

Green Careers at CareerOneStop (Dep’t of Labor)

CareerOneStop’s Green Careers section provides an outline of green careers in today’s changing workplaces. Check out the following pages to begin understanding these green work options: –What are Green Careers? – Explore Green Careers. – Education and Training. – See which green careers are expected to grow the fastest.

June 18, 2012

Events & Webinars: EPA Green Power Partnership

The EPA Green Power Partnership hosts webinars on a regular basis that explore a variety of topics, including the Green Power Partnership, green power technologies and products, and information on procuring green power. This particular presentation on Youth & Green Jobs (February 2012) provides an overview of EPA’s views regarding green jobs, their green initiative […]

June 22, 2012

Smart Grid Information Clearing House: Education and Training

A list of the DOE-sponsored workforce training programs for manpower development necessary for the successful deployment of the smart grid at all levels. Programs listed can be browsed by training location and training type. The SGIC team also brings together smart grid related education short courses, webinars, and tutorials offered by various providers.

July 13, 2012

Open Source Materials and Clean Energy Industry Information from The Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy (PNCECE)

Based within the Washington State Community and Technical Colleges system, the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy (PNCECE) aims to provide strategic coordination for the energy industry’s skilled workforce in the Pacific Northwest, including Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Utah. Its Curriculum page contains open-source materials on smart grids, substation and distribution automation, […]

DOE Smart Grid Investment Grants Information

Information on Recovery Act: Smart Grid Investment Grants – For Recipients, Archived News & Other Press Releases, and Case Studies. Also view the main page for other information as well as the Workforce Training Programs and Projects page to find locations in your region. Gateway to Smart Grid Information is the gateway to information on federal initiatives that support the development of the technologies, policies and projects transforming the electric power industry. View this website for for access to the Information Clearing House Educator Materials, Projects and Funding information, and Education & Training Locations.

Smart Grid: Overview of Programs, Studies and Activities

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) provided the U.S. Department of Energy with $4.5 billion to modernize the electric power grid and to implement Title XIII of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. This section provides descriptions and background information for each of the smart grid programs funded by […]

Green & Sustainability Skills Statements

The National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) led an effort to incorporate green- and sustainability-related knowledge and skills standards into the existing National Career Clusters Framework. They identified green/sustainability-related knowledge and skills to assist states and local programs to prepare individuals for green occupations by incorporating these knowledge and skills […]

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