The SEED Center

Resource Center


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 to AACC members
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative

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U.S. DOE: Biomass Program

This program works with industry, academia, and national laboratory partners on a balanced portfolio of research in biomass feedstocks and conversion technologies. Through research, development, and demonstration efforts geared toward the development of integrated biorefineries, the Biomass Program is helping transform the nation’s renewable and abundant biomass resources into cost competitive, high performance biofuels, bioproducts, and biopower. This site has numerous publications that could enrich a transportation and fuels curricula.

United States Council for Automotive Research (USCAR), LLC

This site is useful in creating learning materials about upcoming advanced technologies. The United State Council for Automotive Research (USCAR) creates collaborative partnerships for high risk research that will reduce US dependence on imported oil, minimize vehicle emissions, develop storage technologies, such as batteries and hydrogen fuel cells, and more. View their Publications page for helpful reports and press releases.

U.S. Department of Energy – Alternative Fuels & Advanced Vehicle Data Center: Clean Cities

Clean Cities provides data files that students and educators can download and manipulate for individual research, projects, and presentations. This page describes activities in Clean Cities coalitions throughout the country. View their publications page for PDF reports, fact sheets, and other tools.

US DOT – FHWA: Planning, Environment, & Realty

This US Department of Transportation – Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has a wide variety of materials to enhance a course on sustainable transportation.

US EPA – Alternative Fuel Conversion

This page provides links to information about alternative fuel vehicle and engine conversions. You will find information for manufactures and consumers on regulations, information for manufacturers, compliance, and other helpful links that can be used in developing a full understand of alternative fuel conversion for automobiles.

US EPA – Renewable and Alternative Fuels

These materials can be used in the classroom to explore the topics of alternative fuel station locations, alternative fuels data center, fleet efficiency, and the renewable fuels national standards.

DOE EERE: Vehicle Technologies Program

This site provides information on the development of energy efficient and environmentally friendly advanced highway transportation technologies, including  publications and technical information, hybrid vehicle technology information, statistical research on energy use, economics, and trends in transportation, web sites of organizations working to advance transportation and fuel technologies, and definitions for words that may be new to people with limited background on advanced vehicle technologies. View their Resources page.  These materials could be valuable to an educator building or updating their curricula.

World Bioenergy Association (WBA)

The World Bioenergy Association (WBA) is dedicated to supporting the global bioenergy sector by promoting the global utilization of bioenergy in a sustainable and economical way. Find reports, news, and other sustainability information and events that address current issues, such as: certification, sustainability, standardization, and bioenergy´s impact on food, land-use and water supply.

World Biofuels Markets: Report Centre

A compendium of recent Biofuels Reports provided by the World Biofuels Markets, a private group out of Europe, providing a more international perspective.

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