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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Clean Energy Supply Chain Reports

View a set of reports that describe the companies providing components of the solar, wind and other “green” manufacturing industries.


Bureau of Labor Statistics: Careers in Wind Energy

This resource provides an overview of the wind energy sector in the nation and on occupations in the wind power industry.


Policies to Promote Small Wind Turbines: A Menu for State and Local Governments

This guide identifies policy tools that state and local governments can use to bring the private and public benefits of small wind turbines to their communities.


Online Video Learning Materials: Wind Technician TV

Wind Technician Television presents on-line video learning materials designed for students in wind turbine training programs. Part of a three-year project supported by the National Science Foundation, WindTechTV is part of the NSF Advanced Technological Education initiative. WindTechTV presents information about yaw control systems, blade and flange joint assembly and maintenance, hydraulic torque tools, and fiber optic maintenance and repair practices, as well as other topics of interest. Industry experts demonstrate the latest procedures, such as laser alignment and non-destructive inspection.
For More Information: Phil Pilcher, Highland Communigy College, phil.pilcher@highland.edu


Policies to Promote Small Wind Turbines (AWEA)

This guide from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) identifies policy tools that state and local governments can use to bring the private and public benefits of small wind turbines to their communities. You will find definitions of small wind turbine, examples of state incentive programs, and other helpful resources. 


AWEA Lesson Plans for Educators on Wind Energy

AWEA provides a collection of lesson plans, curriculum guides, and activity books for grades K-12, but this information can also be utilized for introductory college level courses.  These resources encourage interactive learning with hands-on activities to explore motion, weather, the history of wind, and modern wind technology.


American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Online Job Board

The American Wind Energy Association provides an online job board for both job jobseekers and job recruiters.


American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Small Wind Turbine Performance and Safety Standard

This standard provides meaningful criteria upon which to assess the quality of the engineering that has gone into a small wind turbine meeting this standard, and provides consumers with performance data that will help them make informed purchasing decisions. This standard was written to ensure the quality of the product can be assessed while imposing only reasonable costs and difficulty on the manufacturer to comply with the standard.


American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) U.S. Wind Energy Projects: State-by-State Project Informati

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.


Centers of Excellence (COE) Workforce Data Customized for Community Colleges

The Centers of Excellence support the community colleges in California by providing customized data on high growth, emerging, and economically-critical industries and occupations and their related workforce needs. Studies for solar, wind, energy efficiency and green jobs are included.


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