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


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Report (NCAT) – Small-Scale Wind Energy on the Farm

Wind-generated electricity is attracting the interest of farmers, ranchers, and other landowners across the country. People find wind energy attractive for a variety of reasons, including its potential economic benefits and its lower impact on the environment when compared to coal and other electric power generation fuels. Wind-generated electricity can help farmers and ranchers reduce their energy costs, an important consideration in these days of continually increasing utility rates. This publication will introduce you to small-scale wind energy to help you decide if wind energy is an economical option for your farm or ranch.


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.


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 replacing ventilation systems, and conduct energy audits and feasibility studies.


Training Webinars offered by the Clean Energy Solutions Center

 Incorporate training material from the Clean Energy Solutions Center into your classroom instruction with webinars on various clean energy policy topics.


U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Wind Energy for Schools — Project Locations

Map showing the location of installed and planned school wind energy projects in the United States. Find school wind projects for K-12, community colleges, universities, and more.


Wind Energy Education and Training Programs

This map shows the location of wind energy education and training programs in the United States. Find programs at community colleges, universities, and other institutions.


SmartBrief

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 power industry with news from Energy Efficiency News, Bloomberg and other leading sources, created in partnership with the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA).


Wind Jobs and Economic Development Impact (JEDI) Models

The Jobs and Economic Development Impact (JEDI) models, developed by Wind Powering America, are user-friendly tools that estimate the economic impacts of constructing and operating new power plants from fossil fuels or renewable energies at the local and state levels.


Wind Map: Real Time

This self proclaimed art project shows the short term forecasts for wind across the country. Could be used on conversation about the possibilities to wheel renewable energies from one windy place to another place that is not windy but needs energy.


Wind Maps & Data

 This resource provides wind maps, plus anemometer data, to help homeowners, communities, states, and regions learn more about available wind resources and to help them plan wind energy projects. In addition, discover over a decade of installed capacity maps showing how wind energy has progressed in the U.S.


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