The Resource Center organizes resources around 7 green economy “Sectors” and 7 “Topics.”
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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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Solar Water Heaters (Quality Infrastructure for Renewable Energy Technologies)
This guide analyzes challenges and offers recommendations for developing quality infrastructure for solar water heaters, and includes guidelines for incrementally developing quality infrastructure to particular cases on the market. It also provides insights into the experiences of several countries in developing and implementing such infrastructure.
December 10, 2015
Sustainable Energy Marketplace
The Sustainable Energy Marketplace is a virtual platform for project developers, financiers, and service/technology suppliers to work together to realize projects and bring renewable energy to developing countries.
January 29, 2016
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.
Article: What Just Happened in Solar Is a Bigger Deal Than Oil Exports
This 2015 article discusses how the clean-energy industry will benefit from five-year tax credit extensions for solar and wind. A subscription to Bloomberg may be required for full access to the article.
Solar Career Map
The Solar Career Map explores solar energy occupations, describes a diversity of jobs across the industry, charts links between them, and identifies the credentials necessary to perform them. With over 40 jobs to explore, across 4 industry sectors, there are more than 60 routes to advancement between them, allowing individuals to find the path that […]
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.
Women in Green Jobs
When the “Women In Green Jobs” campaign was launched at Austin Community College (ACC), only 1 in every 10 Students in “Green Tech” was a woman. The Women in Green Jobs Campaign was designed with the goal of doubling the number of women enrolling in Green Tech programs. As part of this initiative, ACC now […]
Solar Energy Implementation Assistance for Higher Education
In support of the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot initiative, NREL is offering no-cost technical assistance to higher education institutions seeking to go solar. The program is designed to increase the deployment of mid-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, engage stakeholders to develop deployment solutions and empower decision makers. Any U.S. higher education institution is eligible […]
March 15, 2016
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 […]
Renewable Energy World LinkedIn Group
Renewable Energy World is one of the leading publishers of renewable energy news and information on solar energy, wind energy, hydro-power, geothermal energy, bio-energy and more. Join this LinkedIn group to network with industry professionals, educators and others interested in renewable energies
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