Resource Source and Description Audience Topic Type Additional Tags File
Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN)

A collection of classroom ready and peer-reviewed activities, videos, demonstrations and experiments

Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science and the Science Education Resource Center
Guide or Toolkit
Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)

DSIRE is the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States.

North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center
Policy or Regulation
Tool or Calculator
Energy Explained

Energy Explained is the U.S. Energy Information Administration's plain language energy encyclopedia, developed to help promote energy literacy.

U.S. Energy Information Administration
Energy Kids

Resources for students and teachers including lesson plans, games, activities and experiments

U.S. Energy Information Administration
Guide or Toolkit
eXtension Farm Energy

The eXtension Farm Energy website provides factsheets, research summaries, case studies, decision tools, worksheets, and many other resources. Farm Energy covers a range of practices, including conserving energy, growing and producing biofuels, evaluating feedstocks, calculating farm wind and solar potential, and the sustainable use and production of farm energy.

U.S. Cooperative Extension System
Guide or Toolkit
HydroSource New Stream-Reach Development Resource Assessment

The New Stream-Reach Development Resource Assessment (NSD) project uses an innovative geographic approach to analyze the potential for new hydropower development in US stream segments that do not currently have hydroelectric facilities.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory
IEEFA Research Topics

Find IEEFA research and reports listed by topic, region or by energy company.

Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis
Microhydro Equipment & Design

This article from issue #181 of Home Power Magazine covers the process of installing a microhydropower system, from the intake to power electronics.

Hugh Piggott, Home Power Magazine
Guide or Toolkit
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Microhydro Factsheet

Factsheet explaining microhydropower technology, site assessments, informational resources and western North Carolina installers

WNC Renewable Energy Initiative
Guide or Toolkit
Microhydropower Systems

Learn about the different components and types of turbines used in a microhydro system.

Department of Energy

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