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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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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 […]

July 26, 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

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

Companies Involved In Renewable Fuels and Biofuels

Check topics and categories on Advanced Biofuels USA for links to articles about these and other companies involved in research, development and distribution of advanced biofuels, to understand their innovative practices. (Some links on this site may be unavailable.)

February 19, 2022

Understanding the Sustainability of Electric Cars

A useful and detailed explanation on electric cars, including: the importance of EVs, impact, guidance on ownership, and useful links. While this resource is from the UK, the information remains relevant. Please keep in mind that the information comes from AutoTrader, so any movement on the site beyond this resource may not be related to […]

Smart Growth and Transportation Strategies

Transportation and land use patterns are inextricably linked. This article from the US EPA covers four transportation and land use strategies that enhance quality of life and protect human health and the environment: Smart and sustainable street design. Transit-oriented development. Parking management. Sustainable transportation planning.

Sustainable Transportation for Campuses

Electric vehicles aren’t the only option to transition college transportation systems away from fossil fuels. Promoting transportation options that use less energy like public transportation, walking and biking will also play a key role in shifting America’s colleges and universities to 100 percent renewable energy. (Article published 2018)

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