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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Renewable Energy Electric Vehicle Certification (ETAi)
With an ETA Electric Vehicle Technician (EVT) certification, present and future auto technicians must demonstrate that they are capable of safely troubleshooting and repairing Electric Vehicles coming on the market over the next several years.
July 18, 2012
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)
October 25, 2012
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.
November 28, 2012
Guide to Sustainable Transportation Performance Measures
This 2011 guidebook describes opportunities for transportation agencies to incorporate environmental, economic, and social sustainability into decision-making through performance measures. Share this resource with your city officials and other policymakers.
Transparent Cost Database
The Transparent Cost Database (TCDB) provides utilities, policymakers, consumers, and academics access to published historical and projected cost estimates for electricity generation, biofuels, and vehicle technologies. These technology cost and performance estimates can be used to benchmark company costs, model energy scenarios, and inform research and development decisions.
December 18, 2012
Plug-in Electric Vehicles: Challenges and Opportunities
This 2013 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.
June 13, 2013
Clean Energy Solutions Center: Transport Webinar Series
The Clean Energy Solutions Center, in partnership with the Low Emission Development Global Partnership (LEDS GP), offered this 2013 webinar series on planning and financing sustainable, low-carbon urban transportation, with six individual webinars.
December 21, 2013
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. (Site […]
March 22, 2014
The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)
The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) provides assistance to agricultural producers and rural small businesses to complete a variety of projects. Offering both loan guarantees and grants, the REAP program helps eligible applicants install renewable energy systems such as solar panels or anaerobic digesters, make energy efficiency improvements such as installing irrigation pumps or […]
Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP)
The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is a global network of international organizations and experts that identifies and addresses major knowledge gaps in green growth theory and practice. By encouraging widespread collaboration and world-class research, the GGKP offers practitioners and policymakers the policy guidance, good practices, tools, and data necessary to support the transition to […]
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