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


Be sure to check out our Toolkits for additional useful resources!


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Solar+Storage for Low- and Moderate-Income Communities: A Guide for States and Municipalities


This report, designed for states and municipalities, covers solar and storage solutions for low- and moderate-income communities. It explains how solar and storage can benefit residents and describes a variety of policy tools for doing so, including grants, rebates, utility procurement standards, financing support, opening markets, and soft cost reductions.  Watch the Webinar!

July 9, 2017


Article: Solar Power Taking Hold in Nigeria, One Mobile Phone at a Time


 Using a customer friendly, pay-as-you-go model, a solar startup is powering Nigerian homes not connected to the grid with one portable kit.  This set up can be adapted to many countries and cultures as an affordable energy solution to low-income or rural areas.


Solar Industry Data


Utilize this selection of charts and factoids in your lesson plans or classroom presentations to illustrate the current state of solar in the U.S.  The illustrations include tracked trends and trajectories in the solar industry that demonstrate the diverse and sustained growth across the country.


The Quadrennial Energy Review


The Quadrennial Energy Review (QER) enables the Federal Government to translate policy goals into a set of analytically based, integrated actions that include executive actions, legislative proposals, and budget and resource requirements for proposed investments, over a multi-year planning horizon. The report includes the following: – An integrated view of, and recommendations for, Federal energy […]


Beyond Doom and Gloom: Climate Solutions


This initiative is designed to empower students, educators, and the public to advocate for climate solutions via tools and resources to better communicate with policy makers. This initiative is an effort of he Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (HEASC) and the Disciplinary Associations Network for Sustainability (DANS). Be sure to also visit the website specifically for educators […]


Video: Can a City Run on 100% Renewables?


 In this short video, we learn how a city in the United States runs entirely on renewable energy sources. In 2014 Burlington, Vermont became the first city in the U.S. to run on 100% Renewable Energy. Their secret to success will fuel discussion topics and extracurricular activities in your classroom.


Climate Adaptation: The State of Practice in U.S. Communities


 This report is the first study to examine in depth actions that multiple municipalities are taking to address climate-change fueled events like flooding, heat waves, wildfires and intense storms. It found that more municipalities are preparing for climate risks than is conventionally believed, that many of those actions support multiple community goals and values, and […]


Wind Career Map


Use the wind career map to explore wind energy occupations.  The map describes a diversity of jobs across the industry, charts possible progression between them, and identifies the training necessary to perform them.

December 4, 2018


Biofuture Platform


This organization aims to expedite the world’s transition to an forward-thinking, low carbon, global bioeconomy. Thus far, 20 countries have joined together in this action-oriented, country-led, multistakeholder initiative that promotes policy dialogue and collaboration among leading countries, organizations, academia and the private sector. Check out the Resources Tab for further research and study materials.

March 29, 2019


Materials Management Wizard


The EPA’s Materials Management Wizard (MWiz) is an interactive web application that connects communities to materials management tools and resources designed to support and promote sustainable community planning. Furthermore, users can produce customized reports, making this a good tool for classroom and extracurricular use.


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