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
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative


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We Have the Power: 100% Renewable Energy for a Clean, Thriving America


Wind, solar and other renewable energy sources now make up just about 10% of the U.S.’ electricity supply, but transitioning to 100% clean energy is both necessary and feasible, according to a new report from Environment America and Frontier Group. This report discusses how a shift to 100 percent renewable energy can limit the impacts […]

September 27, 2016


The 12 Questions Every Climate Activist Hears and What to Say


 This free guide for climate change educators, community members and change agents provides sound methods and facts to rebut the most common misconceptions and arguments against the reality of man-made climate change.


Renewables.Ninja


 Researchers have created an interactive web tool to estimate the amount of energy that could be generated by wind or solar farms any where in the world. This tool, called Renewables.ninja, makes scientific-quality weather and energy data available to a wide community in order to make the task of predicting renewable output easier for both […]


Case Studies to Guide Higher Education Investment in Solar Energy Finance & Development on Campus


The purpose of these case studies is to showcase working financial models for universities and other higher education institutions to invest in solar energy on campus. As part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative, three case studies were developed to highlight higher education investment in solar energy projects.


Leadership in Environmental Stewardship eBadge


 An e-Badge appears on co-curricular transcripts and is an award learners can share with potential employers on their resume and with their social media networks to showcase accomplishments. This e-Badge is for all fields of study at Central Community College; earners will learn about and apply change-agent skills for an environmentally sustainable world. e-Badge proficiencies: […]


Article: More Major Companies Commit To 100% Renewables


 Thus far, over 80 major companies worldwide have joined RE100, committing to 100% renewable energy usage, and the number of participants is expected to keep growing. This commitment presents a clear business case for investing in cleaner energy pathways to accelerate the transition to a net-zero emissions economy. Investors and policymakers must respond to rising […]


Civil Society Review to Address Climate Change Internationally


 This organization involves social movements, environmental and development NGOs, trade unions, faith and other civil society groups to assess the climate commitments that have been put on the table through the UN climate negotiations. Their goal is to identify which countries are offering to do their fair share, which need to do more, and present […]


Greenhouse Development Rights


 The Greenhouse Development Rights (GDRs) framework is designed to support an emergency global climate mobilization while, at the same time, preserve the rights of all people to reach sustainable human development free of poverty. It calculates a Responsibility and Capacity Index for all countries and uses a Climate Equity Reference Calculator and a Climate Equity Pledge […]


Solar Training and Hiring Insights


 This research report provides up to date insights and anlasis into why the solar industry is experiencing difficulty finding and retaining qualified applicants; explores the business case for investing resources in solar workforce development; and examines what can and should be done to efficiently and effectively facilitate solar hiring.

July 9, 2017


Article: US Solar has Record Breaking Year – Market to Triple in 5 Years


 A surge in utility-scale projects made solar the top source of new electric generating capacity in 2016.  Pulling information from the “U.S. Solar Market Insight 2016 Year in Review,” this article discusses the upsurge is solar generation and the future of solar power in the U.S.


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