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 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

Women in Green Jobs

 When the “Women In Green Jobs” campaign was launched at Austin Community College (ACC), only 1 in every 10 Students in “Green Tech” was a woman. The Women in Green Jobs Campaign was designed with the goal of doubling the number of women enrolling in Green Tech programs. As part of this initiative, ACC now offers women special solar installer training, a program created for use throughout Texas public colleges.

Women of Green

 Women Of Green is an organization dedicated to creating a more sustainable future by providing a portal for sustainability and social justice news, action opportunities and discussion to create positive and impactful changes in communities and the world for future generations.

Workforce Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals (EERE)

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project fosters the growth of a high quality residential energy upgrade industry and a skilled and credentialed workforce. The project has three components: 1) Guidelines for quality work, 2) Guidelines for effective training, 3) Guidelines for professional certifications.

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Industry Sector Opportunities: Women Working in Green Construction &

This fact sheet discusses how workforce development professionals have a unique opportunity to coalesce the interests of employers and potential employees while helping to ensure that women are poised to take full advantage of the green economy; especially in green construction and energy efficiency retrofitting, renovation, and energy sourcing.

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Report – Turning Green Jobs to Gold, Safely

Report discussing the changing job market and the emerging clean energy economy and how it is creating new jobs and greening old jobs, and how the DOL is working to make sure that all of these jobs are good jobs. Good jobs are jobs with livable wages, worker safety protections and real career pathways.

U.S. Department of Labor’s Projections of Demand for Green Related Agriculture and Forestry Careers

These projections are part of the more extensive ONET site that provides jobs projections and descriptions for career pathways. Click on the name of the occupation for a description of tasks, tools, knowledge, skills, abilities and more.

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