The Resource Center organizes resources around 7 green economy “Sectors” and 7 “Topics.”
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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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Provides an overview of the Energy Department’s Wind Powering America Wind for Schools project. It outlines teacher-training activities and curriculum development; discusses the affiliate program that allows school districts and states to replicate the program; and contains reports that provide an update on activities and progress in the 11 states in which the Wind for […]
October 25, 2012
This map is the first to provide wind developers and policy makers with a seamless representation of the wind resources estimated at an 80-m height for all 50 states—the 48 contiguous states, Alaska, and Hawaii—as well as offshore resources up to 50 nautical miles from shore.
October 26, 2012
The Distributed Wind Energy Association (DWEA) and the National Association of Counties (NACO) published this report which provides an overview of wind ordinances, best practices that work for local communities and the wind industry, case studies of counties implementing wind ordinances, and additional resources.
January 4, 2013
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 […]
March 22, 2014
SmartBrief is a leading digital media company for industry professionals, delivering the most relevant industry news on a daily basis. Receive news on the topics of your choice, including: wind energy, renewable energy and higher education. Also, be sure to sign up for the Wind Energy SmartBrief which provides a daily snapshot of the wind […]
August 16, 2014
Globalize your curricular materials with this report on West Africa’s intent to bring an end to energy poverty while addressing the needs of it’s people and utilizing sustainable development in acknowledgment of the world’s urgent need for a low-carbon future. For high resolution graphics to use in lectures and for more reading materials on the […]
December 3, 2014
Incorporate training material from the Clean Energy Solutions Center into your classroom instruction with webinars on various clean energy policy topics.
December 24, 2014
These activities can be used by faculty as course assignments and by staff as campus or community activities. They will increase skills for civil discourse, reducing political polarization and stalemate, while increasing understanding of energy efficiency and renewable energies via a civic engagement opportunity. Students will discuss the benefits of energy efficiency and renewable energy […]
This short but powerful video (last updated 2015) outlines an extremely comprehensive, up-to-date assessment of climate change: the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment and Synthesis Report. The video gives an overview of this document, written and explained in such terms that policymakers can better understand and accept the science provided within the report to effectively deal with […]
March 12, 2015
The Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment Report (GTR) is produced by the Renewable Energy Policy Network and provides an overview of the renewable energy market, industry, investment, and policy developments worldwide (report published 2020).
May 18, 2015
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