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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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National Wildlife Federation (NWF) Campus Ecology Program

Since its founding in 1989, Campus Ecology has become a leading conservation program in higher education. The program is helping to: 1. Transform the nation’s college campuses into living models of an ecologically sustainable society; 2. Train a new generation of environmental leaders; 3. Ensure a strong future for America’s environmental movement; and, 4. Support […]

September 8, 2010

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Techn

U.S. Department of Energy web site for information on energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.

Pathways to Career Success Competency Model

The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) has collaborated with industry leaders to develop a comprehensive competency model framework for the Generation, Transmission and Distribution sector of the Energy Industry. The model is designed to evolve along with changing skill requirements. The Center for Energy Workforce Development has committed to working with industry partners to keep […]

Renewable Energies Curricula and Syllabi

Free downloads of renewable energies curricula, syllabi, program requirements and cross-disciplinary teaching/course outlines from the Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center.

Scientific American’s Interactive Online Article: Powering a Green Planet

A highly interactive article with information from Stanford University on how we can meet our energy needs with conservation and renewable energies.

Teaching Technicians (TT) Faculty Development Events

This website links technician educators with National Science Foundation supported, faculty development in advanced & emerging technologies, teaching methods, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

What’s in a Name? Defining Different Types of Credentialing Programs

Read this 2009 article to get insight into the terms relating to credentialing. Written by Jane Weissman, executive director of the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC).

Report – Greener Skills: How Credentials Create Value in the Clean Green Economy

From Dr. Sarah White, Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS), this 2010 paper discusses the value of developing a national skill credentialing system for the new energy economy. It outlines an American skills agenda and the need for a better, stronger, greener workforce system to support it. It describes what’s out there, focusing on national certifications […]

Open Energy Information initiative (OpenEI)

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has supported the development of the Open Energy Information initiative (OpenEI), which is a platform to connect the world’s energy data. It is a linked open data platform bringing together energy information to provide improved analyses, unique visualizations, and real-time access to data.

National Renewable Energy Laboratories (NREL)

Free information about renewable energies from this U.S. federal laboratory dedicated to renewable energies. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the U.S. Department of Energy’s primary national laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development.

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