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
Be sure to check out our Toolkits for additional useful resources!
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Energy Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts for Energy Education
Created by the U.S. Department of Energy in consultation with industry and educational experts, this resource provides some of the core content for energy literacy. Visit this website for a downloadable version of the Energy Literacy Framework, to request hard copies, download the Energy Literacy Alignment Tool and find many other energy education resources. (Framework […]
July 13, 2012
BLS Green Goods and Services (GGS) Program
The GGS program is a survey-based program, covering 120,000 business establishments, which provides a measure of national and State employment in industries that produce goods or provide services that benefit the environment. Statistics coverall SEED Sectors.
Report – Clean Edge’s Clean Energy Trends
From tracking, forecasting, and market sizing the global solar, wind, and biofuels markets, to detailed analysis of solar PV pricing, the public markets, and venture capital investments, this report series has become highly useful in understanding the clean-energy economy. In 2015, the report morphed from one single report into a continuing series of infographics, tables, charts, […]
July 16, 2012
Federal Funding Resource Center
This is a private firm, but it does regularly compile and share funding opportunities related to green and sustainability.
July 17, 2012
Webinar: Help Your Students and Their Employers Understand How to Grow Green Jobs
This webinar shares concepts, learning outcomes and learning activities you can easily incorporate in your courses to create more success for your students and for the businesses where they will work. Educating our students for green jobs and careers often requires going beyond the teaching of technological skills and knowledge. A successful green business employee […]
Report – Who’s Winning the Clean Energy Race
This 2014 report examines key financial, investment, and technological trends related to the clean energy economy of G-20 members.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Green Jobs Initiative
This site includes a collection of data on green jobs, the BLS green jobs definition, a link to career information for selected green jobs, and other information. This efforts is not fully comprehensive but is useful.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Green Career Information Portal
This site includes collection of data on career information for selected green jobs. The information available for occupations includes: wages, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, working conditions, and necessary education, training, and credentials. New articles will be added periodically.
Renewable Energy Publications from Lawrence Berkeley Lab
Publications here on renewable energies cover some of the key issues related to technologies, financial analysis and policy that can enhance understanding of what is required for a sustainable energy future.
July 18, 2012
Wind Jobs and Economic Development Impact (JEDI) Models
The Jobs and Economic Development Impact (JEDI) models, developed by Wind Powering America, are user-friendly tools that estimate the economic impacts of constructing and operating new power plants from fossil fuels or renewable energies at the local and state levels.
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