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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Staffing for Solar Hypergrowth: Podcast
How many workers does it take to create a paradigm shift? According to the solar jobs census released by SEIA, The Solar Foundation, and IREC, we will need more than 900,000 workers by 2035 to achieve the 100% renewable energy goals set by the Biden administration. “It’s a challenge that we all face in the industry, and it affects […]
June 25, 2021
Advance CTE’s Sector Fact Sheet for Career Counselors
This regularly updated factsheet provides information on the fastest growing occupations in the clean energy sector. A great resource for career counselor and mentors to share with students.
July 26, 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 […]
U.S. Energy Atlas
The U.S. Energy Atlas is a comprehensive reference for data and interactive maps of energy infrastructure and resources in the United States. Instructors can utilize the many maps included when creating classroom materials. A tab for “Energy Infrastructure and Resources Maps” includes maps for energy, natural gas, wind, hydroelectric, petroleum, and much more. Another tab […]
Solar Power World Magazine
This magazine is geared towards solar contractors, but provides a wealth of information useful to instructors and students interested in pursuing a career in solar energy. It provides industry news articles, the latest updates on solar legislation, market and product information, plus resources such as podcasts and whitepapers. Subscriptions to their bimonthly print magazine and […]
Article – SolSmart Announces New Advisors and Partners
SolSmart helps government organizations make it possible for their communities to utilize the benefits of solar energy, especially in underserved areas. This article provides information on SolSmart advisors who provide technical assistance and training for the program. Readers can also learn more about the businesses that have partnered with SolSmart to accelerate the advancement of […]
July 30, 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
Solar Ready Vets Network
The Solar Ready Vets Network is a group of solar workforce development programs funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) that connect veterans and transitioning military service members with career training, professional development, and employment opportunities in the solar industry. The Network builds upon DOE’s Solar Ready Vets® pilot program that […]
Federal Funding Opportunities for Local Decarbonization (FFOLD)
Many federal funding opportunities exist for advancing local decarbonization efforts. Navigating those opportunities and making strategic decisions on how to best utilize the funds available can be challenging. This tool helps local governments prioritize and leverage existing federal funding to advance system-wide energy transition goals—from block grants and technical assistance to competitive grants, loans, and […]
November 2, 2021
World Energy Transitions Outlook: 1.5°C Pathway
In Paris in 2015, signatories to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change agreed to pursue efforts to try to limit the rise in global temperatures by 2050 to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. The World Energy Transitions Outlook presents a pathway to that goal, one that decarbonises all end uses, with electrification and energy efficiency as primary […]
June 6, 2022
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