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


Additionally, be sure to check out our Green Programs!


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Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA)

NARA is an alliance of public universities, government laboratories and private industry that provides technologies, resources and analyses for stakeholders interested in using forest residuals to create bio-based alternatives to petroleum-based products such as jet fuel. It is broken down into five main areas of focus: education, sustainability measurement, feedstocks, conversion, outreach, and education.


Guide to Sustainable Transportation Performance Measures

This guidebook describes opportunities for transportation agencies to incorporate environmental, economic, and social sustainability into decision-making through the use of performance measures. Share this resource with your city officials and other policy makers.


Plug-in Electric Vehicles: Challenges and Opportunities

This report presents a broad overview of the PEV landscape, including issues from both the transportation and utility system perspectives. It explores the energy and environmental implications of PEV adoption in the United States, and whether and how their use should be promoted.


Alternative Fuels Data Center

The Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) from the DOE- EERE provides information, data, and tools to help fleets and other transportation decisions makers find ways to reduce petroleum consumption through the use of alternative and renewable fuels, advanced vehicles, and other fuel-saving measures. Be sure to also look over the new Petroleum Reduction Planning Tool.


Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA)

Enhance both the technology and the policy sections of your course through this site. The ABFA supports and advocates public policies to ensure all viable advanced biofuels can compete with the benefit of a level playing field. ABFA engages government at all levels to secure support for the advanced biofuels industry. Also view the Biofuels section for technical information on specific biofuels.


Advanced Biofuels USA – Biofuel Basics

This section of Advanced Biofuels USA is specifically designed for those who want to learn and teach the basics about biofuels and advanced biofuels. Materials in this section will be useful for educators teaching introductory courses on renewable liquid transportation fuels. Also included in this section are slide presentations, narratives, and other links to related resources.


Advanced Biofuels USA – For Teachers

While this section of Advanced Biofuels USA provides information for K-12 education, it also serves as a great resource for educational materials. Educators will find useful links and information on education programs, lesson plans, and many other helpful resources for educational use.


Biodiesel Workshop – (CTEP)

Presented at Louisiana State University on July 15, 2010, this presentation covers what biodiesel is, provides an overview of benefits, properties, feedstock & production, as well as quality specifications and industry standards, and information on vehicles, performance, retail and resources. The Clean Transportation Education Project (CTEP) was an initiative that delivered 36 workshops across the United States in 4 subject areas: Biodiesel, Ethanol, Natural Gas and Propane, Fuel Economy/Idle Reduction (Including Electric & Hybrid Vehicles). These resources have been reviewed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and are in the public domain for use by educators in this field.


Biodiesel/Ethanol Workshop – (CTEP)

Presented in Ann Arbor, Michigan on October 21, 2010, this presentation covers GHG regulations, combustion, the diesel engine, properties and characteristics of biodiesel, fuel quality, handling and use best practices, and renewable fuel standards. The Clean Transportation Education Project (CTEP) was an initiative that delivered 36 workshops across the United States in 4 subject areas: Biodiesel, Ethanol, Natural Gas and Propane, Fuel Economy/Idle Reduction (Including Electric & Hybrid Vehicles). These resources have been reviewed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and are in the public domain for use by educators in this field.


California Ethanol Symposium – 2011 (CTEP)

Presented at Rio Honda Community College in Whittier, California on January 14, 2011, this presentation covers regulations, technologies, infrastructure, safety, and incentives and standards. The Clean Transportation Education Project (CTEP) is an initiative that delivers 36 workshops across the United States in 4 subject areas: Biodiesel, Ethanol, Natural Gas and Propane, Fuel Economy/Idle Reduction (Including Electric & Hybrid Vehicles). These resources have been reviewed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and are in the public domain for use by educators in this field.


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