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 to AACC members
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative


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Grid Engineering for Accelerated Renewable Energy Deployment (GEARED) Program

 This program aims to build a training and education framework to increase the expertise and preparedness of current and future electric utility sector professionals, specifically solar electricity and other distributed technologies. The GEARED program will create a national network that supports energy systems training and curriculum development based on: research, development, data generation, collection, analysis and simulation.


Article: The Conservative Case for Solar Subsidies

 This article counters the views of skeptics that believe the solar industry is too risky to invest in with information that shows how the solar industry has the ability to create real market competition in the distribution sector, while improving grid efficiency and putting more money in the pockets of middle-class Americans.


Article: What Just Happened in Solar Is a Bigger Deal Than Oil Exports

 This article discusses how the clean-energy industry will benefit from five-year tax credit extensions for solar and wind.


Article: Solar Is Producing 50% More Electricity Than We Thought

 This informative article explains how solar power is producing a vast deal more power than previously thought. The new analysis takes into consideration previously unaccounted for behind-the-meter, or private roof-top, solar systems.


Clean Energy Job Postings and Career Planning Services

 This resource helps users research and understand educational paths for clean energy careers, plus provides information on various jobs, internships and other training opportunities in the renewable energy field.


Climate Bonds Initiative

This international, investor-focused not-for-profit initiative focuses on mobilizing the $100 trillion bond market to benefit climate change solutions through market tracking, developing global standards, and providing policy models and advice.


EERE Funding Opportunity Exchange

 This is a searchable database of funding opportunity announcements through the U.S. Department of Energy.


Electric Utility News

Get the latest utility news, including how utilities are helping or obstructing the necessary steps to a sustainable energy future with this free newsletter.


Midwest Energy News

 This news source provides educators and students with up-to-date information and policy news as the Midwest shifts from a fossil fuel based energy system to a more renewable one.


NREL Publications Database

 The US National Renewable Energy Lab Publications Database includes technical reports, journal articles, conference papers, patents, presentations, books, fact sheets and brochures on green energy topics from 1977 to the present.


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