The SEED Center

Resource Center


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 to AACC members
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative

Additionally, be sure to check out our Green Programs!

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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.

Wind Powering America’s Wind for Schools Project Summary Report

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 Schools project operates. (June 2012)

Wind Technology Resource Center

 Use the Wind Technology Resource Center to find publications, data, analysis, and other technical resources on specific technologies or wind energy research topics. Search for resources with keywords, browse by topic or search for resources by state.

Wind Vision: A New Era for Wind Power in the United States

This report, by the U.S. Department of Energy, was created to analyze and evaluate future paths for the wind industry through four main objectives:
1) Document the current state of wind power and identify important technological accomplishments and societal benefits
2. Explore potential pathways for wind power to contribute to future electricity needs in the U.S.
3. Quantify costs, benefits, and other impacts associated with continued growth of wind power
4. Identify actions that could support growth in the use and application of wind-generated electricity

Wind Industry Standards

AWEA is the lead organization for the development of U.S. industry consensus standards in liaison with a variety of professional organizations. View this page for Industry Standards as well as information on the Standards Development Board.
Note:  Must now pay for these publications.

Wind Excange

U.S. Department of Energy site that includes wind resources and data on wind installation, policy, transmission issues and more.

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.

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