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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Webinar Library: Security & Sustainability Forum
The Library organizes the 200 Security & Sustainability Forum webinars into series supported by sponsors. There are also some one off sponsored. Click the webinar name to access the landing page with information about the panel and topic and watch the recording for each webinar. A wide range of sustainability topics are covered.
April 1, 2021
Article: After Hard Year, Promise of Unparalleled Jobs Growth
Despite overall decline, clean energy remains the biggest job creator across America’s energy sector, employing nearly three times as many workers as work in fossil fuel extraction and generation. More Americans still work in clean energy than work as middle and elementary school teachers, bankers, farmers or real estate agents. Median hourly wages for clean […]
April 23, 2021
Better Buildings Workforce Development Resources
Millions of Americans work on the energy infrastructure that powers the U.S. and in the buildings that power our economy. That infrastructure and those buildings work best when a skilled workforce connects the wires, pours the concrete, turns the dials, establishes setpoints, and seals the gaps. Through Better Buildings, DOE works with organizations to support […]
May 18, 2021
Report – Public Support for International Climate Action
This 2021 report represents how registered voters in the United States view a variety of policies related to international climate action. It is designed to provide context for President Biden’s Leader’s Summit on Climate in April of 2021. The report is useful for understanding current beliefs and concerns of American voters.
June 16, 2021
Report – America’s Zero Carbon Action Plan
The Zero Carbon Action Plan (ZCAP) was launched in early 2020 as an action plan for the U.S. to reach the goal of zero carbon emissions by 2050. it is based on research that explores decarbonizing six key sectors: power, transport, industry, buildings, food and land use, and materials. The report further makes policy recommendations […]
Energy Storage Association
The U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA) is the national trade association dedicated to energy storage. Students and educators can find information here about a broad spectrum of energy storage technologies: mechanical, thermal, electrochemical, pumped hydropower, etc., and how they are being used to design a more sustainable energy grid. (Some pages may be members-only)
Green Buildings Career Map Webinar
This interactive career map, produced by IREC, highlights career opportunities in building energy efficiency. Students and career councilors can utilize the map to explore employment opportunities, skillsets required for specific jobs, training information, current jobs and more. The webinar features the creators of the map, explanations of the map’s features, and provides users with detailed […]
June 18, 2021
World Resource Data Maps (by Resource Watch)
Resource Watch features hundreds of data sets all in one place that inform about the state of the planet’s resources and citizens. Users can visualize challenges facing people and the planet, from climate change to poverty, water risk to state instability, air pollution to human migration. This makes a great resource for both in-class discussion […]
July 26, 2021
Map Your Clean Energy Career
Discover new opportunities in bioenergy, green buildings, hydrogen and fuel cells, solar and wind through career maps. These maps will highlight the training needed and routes to take to advance in these fields. Check out each of the maps on the US Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s website.
September 14, 2021
Training the Workforce for High Performance Buildings: Report
Today’s high-performance buildings place new skill and knowledge demands on facility managers, building operators, engineers, equipment installers, and other onsite technicians. Skill deficiencies among these professionals can prevent high performance buildings from delivering on their promise, adversely impacting their energy savings, indoor environmental quality, cost effectiveness, and long-term viability. Utilities, program administrators, and policymakers can […]
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