The SEED Center

Resource Center

Instructions

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.

Overview

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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Making Green Work: Best Practices in Green-Collar Job Training


This resource may be of value to the field of adult education as an example of the variety of green sector programs that can be developed, their various funding mechanisms, and the types of credentials they may contain. Its most significant features include a clear and consistent framework for describing programs and a very forthright […]

December 18, 2012


Green Jobs: A Resource Guide for Individuals with Disabilities


Details the major employment and training opportunities and job skills associated with emerging “green” occupations, and provides links to related Internet resources. The Guide is targeted to workforce development practitioners and jobseekers with disabilities interested in training and careers in the green industry.


Report – Tax Reforms Could Save Energy, Create Jobs, and Pay for Themselves


The report looks at tax reforms that could be made in six major areas including promoting capital investment in manufacturing, encouraging advanced energy-saving technologies, and rationalizing depreciation schedules. The authors find that changes in these three areas would pay for themselves as the increased energy savings increase profits and tax receipts. (February 2013)

April 25, 2013


Online Courses: Top Online Courses and Classes on the Web


A free and comprehensive resource that is a collection of open college courses that spans videos, audio lectures, and notes given by professors.

April 30, 2013


Renewable Energy World


RenewableEnergyWorld.com is the World’s leading publisher of renewable energy news and information on solar energy, wind energy, hydro-power, geothermal energy, bio-energy and more.

May 17, 2013


Report – Renewable Energy Annual Updates and Trends Report


Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) Trends Report reports on the dynamic renewable energy environment, including growing and changing markets, increased quality demands by consumers, and the year’s regulatory successes which are integral to expanding residential and commercial use of clean energy across the U.S.

May 20, 2013


Video: Incorporating Renewable Energy Skills into Existing Technical Programs


In building the solar workforce, is it better to educate and train solar specialists or integrate solar knowledge and add-on skills to existing curricula? That’s the question Andrew McMahan, Energy Sector Director at Central Carolina Community College, addressed, based on his experience as the North Carolina Community College System’s lead college for its Code Green […]


State Clean Energy Actions Database (2008-2012)


This databases compiles state clean energy actions to help government officials and educators identify best practices in a variety of clean energy policy areas.

May 21, 2013


State Clean Energy Actions Reports


The NGA Center continually tracks and profiles state clean energy actions to help states identify promising actions and best practices. This information is compiled in reports and data tables and presented in webinars and conference calls.


Report – Using Executive Orders to Advance Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy


This brief highlights governor issued executive orders as they relate to energy efficiency or renewable energy. This report would be a good reading to include in any course that is addressing policy issues and systemic change related to energy, including introductory courses.


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