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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

Be sure to check out our Toolkits for additional useful resources!

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Toolkit: New York City Electrical Grid

 Arup, RPA and Siemens developed a resilient cities toolkit around the New York City electrical grid case study.

March 30, 2015

Advanced Energy Legislation Tracker

 The AEL Tracker database contains advanced energy legislation across all 50 states. Advanced energy encompasses energy efficiency, demand response, natural gas electric generation, solar, wind, hydro, nuclear, electric vehicles, biofuels and smart grid. The database also includes other legislation that would either reduce or increase the market share for advanced energy. AEL Tracker organizes legislation […]

May 18, 2015

Report – Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment (GTR)

The Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment Report (GTR) is produced by the Renewable Energy Policy Network and provides an overview of the renewable energy market, industry, investment, and policy developments worldwide (report published 2020).

Green and Sustainability Jobs and Career Resources

 This article, on the state of green careers, provides information and resources for educators and students on current sustainable career trends and projections. Links to websites featuring sustainability related job offerings, disciplinary based sustainability associations, higher education consortia, and career pathways for students are included.

Jobs 21! Good Jobs for the 21st Century

 Organized by the BlueGreen Alliance, Jobs21! provides resources for job seekers and students interested in the future of the employment market as it relates to bettering the environment while improving economic sustainability. News articles and publications are provided on a wealth of topics, including: infrastructure, green schools, energy efficiency, transportation, recycling, and internet services.

The Capacity Development Needs Diagnostics for Renewable Energy

The Capacity Development Needs Diagnostics for Renewable Energy (CaDRE) is a guide for conducting renewable energy capacity needs assessments. It is designed as a country-driven, comprehensive approach to analyzing the capacity already in place, predicting future capacity needs, identifying capacity gaps and providing recommendations for creating capacity development strategies. The CaDRE Handbook and Toolbox provide […]

Curriculum and Resources for the Construction and Design Industry

By sharing curricular materials related to building science, The Joint Committee on Building Science Education aims to improve development and effectiveness of green building design and construction programs.

May 19, 2015

TEC-SMART (Training and Education Center for Semiconductor Manufacturing and Alternative and Renewable Technologies)

 TEC-SMART was created to train the workforce in a variety of green technologies. In addition to core curricula, TEC-SMART offers training in semiconductor manufacturing, including photovoltaic; home energy efficiency; geothermal; alternative fuels; and wind energy. It is a joint initiative between Hudson Valley Community College and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority.

Making Sense of Climate Science Denial

Useful for both educators and students, this free online course with regularly scheduled sessions (that are archived after completion) provides information about climate change and educates on the psychology of climate science denial. To promote open communication between people of all backgrounds and beliefs, the course includes lectures on climate science, as well as psychology, […]

World Happiness Report

 The World Happiness Report is a policy development tool and a means of measurement to effectively assess the progress of nations. The 2015 report emphasizes the trend towards a sustainable future and is designed to help guide the global community towards a more inclusive and sustainable pattern of economic, social and environmental development.

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