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

Additionally, be sure to check out our Green Programs!

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Report – Gearing Up: Smart Standards Create Good Jobs Building Cleaner Cars

This report analyzes the macroeconomic impacts of the proposed standards with particular attention to the net gain in jobs for the United States. (June 2012)

Diesel Technology Forum

The Diesel Technology Forum is an industry based forum that highlights cleaner technology for diesel engines. View their resources for multiple case studies, state fact sheets, and other information for policy makers and educators (

DOE – EERE: Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (AFDC)

The US Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (AFDC) is a comprehensive clearinghouse of data, publications, tools, and information related to advanced transportation technologies. The AFDC hosts more than 3,000 documents, interactive tools that help fleets and consumers make transportation decisions, and a wealth of information to educate the public on alternative fuels and advanced vehicles.

DOE & EPA – Website for Alternative Fuels and Fuel Economy Information

Educators can view this Department of Energy (DOE) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) resource for detailed information on Alternative Fuels, Fuel Efficiency, and Miles Per Gallon Calculations. Also navigate the links for materials about Hybrid and Electric Vehicles or New & Upcoming Electric Vehicles.

Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA)

The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) is a US industry association dedicated to the promotion of electric drive as the best means to achieve the highly efficient and clean use of secure energy in the transportation sector. View their resource page for industry publications, “grassroots” sites, Federal Government sites, State and Community sites, as well as others: (( Also view their Advocacy Link: ( Go Electric Drive is their sister site providing information on owning and operating an electric car, including the types of plug-in electric vehicles, charging, costs, incentives, benefits, and much more: (

Electric Vehicle Update – 2011 (CTEP)

Presented at the Triangle Clean Cities at Research Triangle Park on September 16, 2011. Topics covered are the history of hybrids and EVs, technological overview and changing technologies, new models coming to market, and hybrid safety. 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.

EPA – Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS)

The Environmental Protections Agency’s homepage on renewable fuel standards including basic information and policy.

EPA–State Bioenergy Primer

Information and Resources for States on Issues, Opportunities, and Options for Advancing Bioenergy.

European Commission: Mobility and Transport

This website is developed and managed by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Energy and Transport. It offers to educators an international perspective on what governments are doing regarding transportation policies.

Explore Green Careers in Transportation: CareerOneStop

This website provides information on careers related to increasing efficiency and/or reducing environmental impact of various modes of transportation including trucking, mass transit, and freight rail. Educators can utilize this page for information on education & training, certifications, and licenses. CareerOneStop is sponsored by the US Department of Labor.

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