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
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AWEA U.S. Wind Energy Projects: State-by-State Project Information
View wind energy projects on a State-by-State basis; this data includes wind power project sites that are in operation and/or under construction. Information is primarily from AWEA member companies.
September 8, 2010
Wind Energy Information and Resources
U.S. Department of Energy site that includes wind resources and data on wind installation, policy, transmission issues and more.
North American Board of Certified Energy Practictioners (NABCEP) Wind Certifications
The foundation document for any certification program is a detailed description of the job involved. This is referred to as a Job Task Analysis. For small wind installers, it defines a general set of knowledge, skills and abilities typically required of small wind practitioners who install, maintain and troubleshoot small wind systems.
National Wind Technology Center (NWTC)
Free materials on how wind works, technologies, wind capabilities, and more.
Renewable Energy Certifications from Electronics Technicians Association International (ETA)
ETA International’s comprehensive Renewable Energy credentialing program is unlike any other green certification provider. ETA offers three career track certification pathways in renewable energy technology — Installer / Integrator / Maintainer.
American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Publications
Review these resources for AWEA Wind Energy Fact Sheets which provide up-to-date information on many aspects of the wind industry. You will also find Wind Energy Reports which include quarterly and annual U.S. wind industry market reports.
Skills Standards for Wind Turbine Technicians
This Wind Turbine Technician Skill Standards project is part of a broader initiative to establish power generation standards for the energy industry.
Offshore Wind Energy Resource Assessment for the United States
This industry analysis of the U.S. offshore wind industry includes potential energy generation capacity and job creation opportunities.
December 20, 2010
Best Practices for Community Solar and Wind Generation Projects: Model Program Rules for Communities
This document helps explain how to structure community renewable energies projects that allow for ownership by many people within a community context. This model has been used successfully in many parts of the country and in other countries. These materials could be included in courses that explain how to increase sales and/or financing and implementation […]
Climate and Energy Resources from Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC)
View a set of reports and other resources that describe the impacts of climate change, environmental changes, and clean energy solutions to these problems.
April 11, 2011
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