Research

Online Resources

http://www.dsireusa.org Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy

http://www.getenergysmart.org NYSERDA

http://www.eia.doe.gov/ Energy Information Administration

http://www.eere.energy.gov/solar US Department of Energy

http://www.nrel.gov/ncpv/ncpv.html National Center for Photovoltaics

http://rredc.nrel.gov/ Renewable Resource Data Center

http://www.ases.org The American Solar Energy Society

http://www.seia.org The Solar Energy Industries Association

http://www.solaraccess.com Solar Access

http://www.solarbuzz.com Solarbuzz

http://www.crest.org Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology

http://solar.sharpusa.com Sharp Solar

 

Reports and Studies

Today, there are many organizations and individuals who are writing reports and supplying information to help support clean energy workforce development in the areas of renewable energy, energy efficiency, weatherization, and sustainability. We think the following links provide valuable information for anyone working on the development and expansion of ‘green’ jobs.  If you know of any reports or studies, send them along to us.


Green Jobs Guidebook. Environmental Defense Fund in partnership with the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights.

Greener Skills – How Credentials Create Value in the Clean Energy Economy. Center on Wisconsin Strategy.

Greener Pathways: Jobs and Workforce Development in the Clean Energy Economy. Center on Wisconsin Strategy.

East Bay Green Economy. Workforce Incubator

Job Impact of a National Renewable Electricity Standard. Navigant Consulting, 2010.

Going Green:  The Vital Role of Community Colleges in Building a Sustainable Future and a Green Workforce. National Council for Workforce Education and the Academy for Educational Development.

Building Effective Green Energy Programs in Community Colleges. Workforce Strategy Center, 2010.

Measurement and Analysis of Employment in the Green Economy. Workforce Information Council, 2009.

Clean Tech Job Trends 2009. Clean Edge.

The Clean Energy Economy: Repowering Jobs, Businesses and Investments Across America. The PEW Charitable Trusts, 2009.

Greening of the World of Work:  Implications for O*NET-SOC and New and Emerging Occupations, 2009. The National Center for O*NET Development. O*NET Resource Center – Greening of the World of Work: Implications for O*NET-SOC and New and Emerging Occupations

New York State’s Clean Energy Industry:  Labor Market and Workforce Intelligence. New York State Department of Labor, 2009.

Estimating the Jobs Impacts of Tackling Climate Change.  American Solar Energy Society, Management Information Services, Inc., 2009

A variety of reports from the Centers of Excellence, Economic and Workforce Development,  California Community Colleges. Green Economy Study by the Centers of Excellence

 

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