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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Valuation of Solar + Storage
This 2015 report addresses the question of whether adding batteries alongside a utility customer’s solar array is worth the cost. Methodology is proposed to measure the value of solar as a power source when storage is added into the equation and to provide policymakers and utility companies a base with which to conduct more comprehensive […]
July 7, 2015
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.
August 19, 2015
Renewable Energy Standards
This searchable database of renewable energy industry standards and publications includes guidelines for products, training, installation, performance and more. Standards for all divisions of renewable energy are included: bioenergy, geothermal, hydropower, ocean energy, solar and wind.
Solar Energy (Online Course)
This introductory, free online course covers the basics of how to design a complete photovoltaic system and turn light into electricity. The curriculum introduces the technology used to transform sunlight into energy by emphasizing the working principles of a solar cell, the fabrication of solar cells, PV module construction and the design of a PV […]
December 10, 2015
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.
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.
EERE Funding Opportunity Exchange
This is a searchable database of funding opportunity announcements through the U.S. Department of Energy.
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.
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.
RE-Powering’s Electronic Decision Tree
This informational resource guides users through the process of assessing viability of potential sites for suitability for installation of solar photovoltaics or wind and assists in ascertaining whether potential barriers exist. The types of sites covered are: potentially contaminated sites, landfill, underutilized land and rooftops.
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