This collection of energy data sources and tools for data analysis was supported in part by the National Science Foundation Award No. 1937137, a collaboration among the World Resources Institute, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Electric Power Research Institute, and Duke University. We do not endorse or provide any guarantees about the data or information listed below.

Namesort descending Publisher Description Type Topic
AVoided Emissions and geneRation Tool (AVERT) EPA A tool designed to allow the user to assess how energy policy in energy efficiency and renewable energy generation impacts emissions at the federal, state, and local levels. (Licensing) Platform Environment
(Global) Energy Progress Report Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) A world map that provides country specific details on the percent of the population that has access to electricity, renewable energy, energy efficiency, etc. (Licensing) Platform General
(India) Nuclear Plants Under Operation Nuclear Power Corporation of India Data on India's nuclear power plants that are under operation including capacity, generation, and power factors. (Licensing) Dataset Nuclear Energy
(India) Nuclear Power Plants Kapsarc Data Portal Data on nuclear power plants in India including generation info, locations, and reactor type. (Licensing) Platform Nuclear Energy
100% Renewable Energy Atlas 100-Percent A searchable database and visual representation of renewable energy projects across the world that allows for further research into specific areas. Platform Renewable Energy
15 Years of Power Outages Kaggle Grid disruption data including event that brought the disruption and impacts. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
2019 Distribution System Upgrade Unit Cost Database NREL Datasets containing information pertaining to the costs of upgrading certain parts in PV systems. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
2035 Report: Plummeting Solar, Wind, and Battery Costs Can Accelerate our Clean Electricity Future, Data Explorer University of California Berkeley A tool to visualize and explore trends in the energy industry based on various criteria. Platform General
A global-scale data set of mining areas Vienna University Data on the land area of global mining. (Licensing) Dataset General
AAA Gas Prices AAA Daily gasoline price data for the United States. (Licensing) Platform Fuel, Transportation
AASG Geothermal Data Repository Association of American State Geologists (AASG) Information collected from all 50 states in the US about geothermal projects. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
Access to Electricity University of Calgary A map of the globe that depicts each country’s population percentage that has access electricity. (Licensing) Platform Access
Access to Electricity DataHub A dataset that contains percentages of populations that have access to electricity. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity, Access
Access to Electricity Data World Bank Data and visuals for the percent of the population that has access to electricity, including global and country figures. (Licensing) Platform Access
Access to Electricity Data (SDG7) IEA Data and visualizations of electricity access for certain regions of the world including Southeast Asia, South America, and Africa. (Licensing) Platform Access
Advanced Energy Storage Systems NASA A dataset of advanced energy storage systems used for NASA's space exploration needs. (Licensing) Dataset Storage
Advanced TidGen (Tidal Generation) System Calculations DOE A dataset with the Advanced TidGen cost and cost of energy metrics after a design review. In addition to the LCOE content model and reporting. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
Aerial imagery object identification dataset for building and road detection, and building height estimation Duke University Energy Initiative For 25 locations across 9 U.S. cities, this dataset provides (1) high-resolution aerial imagery; (2) annotations of over 40,000 building footprints (OSM shapefiles) as well as road polylines; and (3) topographical height data (LIDAR). This dataset can be used as ground truth to train computer vision and machine learning algorithms for object identification and analysis, in particular for building detection and height estimation, as well as road detection. (Licensing) Dataset Building
Africa electricity transmission network (AICD) World Bank Map of Africa's electricity grid (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Africa's Hydropower Future SciDev Data and infographics of current hydropower and its future in Africa, including interactive tools. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
AGA Data American Gas Association Database with annual natural gas information including energy statistics, market information, emissions, general info, etc. (Licensing) Dataset Fuel
Agriculture Energy Tools (Calculators) USDA Four tools used to help with agriculture energy in attempt to help reduce costs to consumers. (Licensing) Platform General
Air Markets Program Data EPA A collection of prepackaged datasets, or customizable datasets, exploring air market programs in the United States. (Licensing) Platform General
Air Markets Program Data U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) AMPD is a web-based application that allows users to access both current and historical data collected as part of EPA's emissions trading programs. AMPD provides a query tool to create custom queries of industry source emissions data, allowance data, compliance data, etc. (Licensing) Data Repository Environment
Alternative Fueling Station Locator DOE A map of the US and Canada that displays the locations of alternative fueling stations, marked by fuel source. (Licensing) Platform Transportation
Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) The AFDC provides data and tools to help transportation decision makers find ways to reach their energy and economic goals through the use of alternative and renewable fuels, advanced vehicles, and other fuel-saving measures. (Licensing) Data Repository Environment, Transportation
American Housing Survey U.S. Census Bureau A biennial US housing survey, that includes data on cooking fuel, clothes dryer fuel, main heating fuel, monthly cost for electricity, and other energy-related data among others (Licensing) Data Repository Building, General
An Atlas of Electricity Esri Interactive mapping and statistical data of energy resources, supply, infrastructure, generation, and consumption in the U.S. (Licensing) Platform General, Electricity
Animal Transportation Database for Beef Cattle (for energy estimates) USDA Data for estimating energy use and greenhouse gas emissions related to cattle transport (Licensing) Dataset General
Annual Technology Baseline NREL Dataset that provides current and projected cost and performance data for renewable and conventional technologies. (Licensing) Dataset General, Renewable Energy
AQUASTAT - Geo-referenced Database on Dams United Nations A database of dams by continent/regions around the world including descriptive statistics of the dams and their main purposes. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
Argonne Geothermal Geochemical Database DOE A dataset containing information for potential geothermal sites; includes physical as well as chemical information about the sites. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
Average Electricity Retail Prices Global Energy Institute Data of the average electricity retail price in the US by state. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Average energy prices for the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics Prices of household energy costs and gasoline costs in the US by region and major cities. (Licensing) Dataset Fuel
Bangladesh Energy Overview IAEA A report with energy sector statistics for Bangladesh. (Licensing) Dataset General
Benchmarking Programs & Data Maps ENERGY STAR A map of the United States that displays federal, state, and local areas with ENERGY STAR programs and policies. (Licensing) Platform Efficiency
Bioenergy Resources Statistical Database in Africa African Energy Commission A data source on bioenergy in Africa and its countries that displays population figures, biomass statistics, and physical features of the area. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
Biofuels Atlas NREL An interactive map of the United States providing data on biofuel and fossil fuel resources and infrastructure. Includes information on vehicle density and power stations. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
Biopower Atlas NREL An interactive map of the United States that provides information on biofuel and fossil fuel sources and infrastructure as well as environmental impact locations. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
BLM coal land leasing data Bureau of Land Management Datasets of the Bureau of Land Management's leasing data for coal production. (Licensing) Dataset General
BLM oil and gas statistics land lease data Bureau of Land Management A database containing statistics and datasets of Bureau of Land Management provided oil and gas leases, permits to drill, and oil and gas wells. (Licensing) Dataset Fuel
BLM solar project list Bureau of Land Management Fact sheet data on Bureau of Land Management's solar energy information in the United States. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
Bloomberg NEF Tools Bloomberg New Energy Finance A database from Bloomberg's Renewable Energy research division that contains long-term forecasts, in-depth analysis, and independent proprietary views across the entire spectrum of energy technologies and sectors. (Licensing) Tool Renewable Energy
Brazilian Energy Data Profile Export.Gov Statistics and data on the Brazilian energy sector including supply, consumption, and market information. Dataset General
Building Performance Database DOE A dataset covering the energy related statistics of commercial and residential buildings. (Licensing) Platform Building
Building Performance Database (BPD) U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Dataset of information about the energy-related characteristics of commercial and residential buildings. The website allows users to explore the data across real estate sectors and regions, and compare various physical and operational characteristics. (Licensing) Dataset Building
Building-Level fully labeled Electricity Disaggregation (BLUED) Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Building electricity consumption dataset that contains current and voltage measurements.  Dataset Building
C-ROADS World Climate Tool Massachusetts Institute of Technology A simulator that maps carbon emissions and temperature rises over time based on the reductions in emissions for certain countries. Allows the user to control the scenarios. (Licensing) Platform Environment
CA Energy Consumption Database California Database for California electricity and natural gas consumption broken down by county or entity. (Licensing) Platform General
CA ISO Price Map California ISO Day-ahead, 15 mins ahead, and real-time costs of the California ISO displayed in an interactive map. (Licensing) Platform Electricity
California Energy Commission Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Projection Tool NREL EVSE charging station infrastructure by type and county in the state of California. Provides information on count and load profile for each county and state as a whole. (Licensing) Platform Transportation
California Energy Data and Reports California Energy Commission Energy industry statistics and analysis for California including forecasts for electricity and natural gas demand for 10 years. (Licensing) Platform General, Electricity
California Power System Data California ISO Live, hour ahead, and day ahead forecasting for demand of the California ISO. Includes ability to search for supply, emissions, and pricing. (Licensing) Platform Electricity
California Solar Initiative Data California Distributed Generation Statistics This database comprises of all Investor Owned Utility (IOU) solar photovoltaic (PV) net energy metering interconnection data from the three large California IOUs which include Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E), Southern California Edison Company (SCE), and San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E).  (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
Cambium: U.S. Electricity Sector Scenario Model NREL U.S. electricity sector scenario modeling. (Licensing) Platform Electricity
Carbon Capture Projects Map Third Way A global map of carbon capture projects that includes project type, status, and country specifics. (Licensing) Platform Environment
Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Primary climate-change data and information analysis center of the DOE. Database contains information primarily on CO2-related issues. (Licensing) Data Repository Environment
Carbon Monitor: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data Carbon Monitor Interactive infographics that explore CO2 emissions by country over time. (Licensing) Platform Environment
Castle Labs Datasets Princeton University A series of energy storage datasets used to test algorithms for storage problems. Dataset Storage
China Energy Databook Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Datasets containing national and provincial energy balances plus energy end use tables for China. (Licensing) Dataset General
China's Energy Infrastructure (Map) Baker Institute A map of China's energy infrastructure including oil, coal, nuclear, and EV battery information. Platform General
China's Global Energy Finance Boston University An interactive map of China's energy market including import/export values with other regions based on energy type, sector, or lender. (Licensing) Platform General
Clean Energy Progress (Jobs) Map Clean Energy Progress A map that displays clean energy market economic progress by state and county in the United States. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
Climate, Energy, and Transportation Data Center Earth Policy Institute A large database containing datasets covering energy, climate, and transportation topics of a wide range. (Licensing) Dataset General
ClimateScope BloombergNEF Data on clean energy investment and national energy supply mixes (Licensing) Platform Environment
Coal Ash Contamination Map Earth Justice A map that displays the locations of coal ash contamination in the United States as well as information on clean-ups and impacts. (Licensing) Platform Environment
Coal Data Browser EIA A map of the United States displaying the coal mine production by state including both values and growth rates. (Licensing) Platform General
Coal Plant Tracker Map Global Energy Monitor A global display of coal power plants including their quantity, locations, and the filtering of specific criteria such as retired, permitted, operating, etc. (Licensing) Platform General, Electricity
Combined Heat and Power Project Profiles Database DOE A dataset that allows the user to search through multiple aspects of combined heat and power systems across the United States. (Licensing) Platform General
Commercial and Residential Hourly Load Profiles OpenEI The hourly load profile data for 16 commercial and residential building types in for all TMY3 locations in the United States. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Commercial and Residential Hourly Load Profiles for all TMY3 Locations in the U.S. U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) This dataset contains hourly load profile data for 16 commercial building types and residential buildings. Hourly load profiles are available for over all TMY3 locations in the U.S.  (Licensing) Dataset Building
Community Power Map Institute for Local Self-Reliance A map of the United States that represents how state and local policy effect 100% renewable energy goals. Platform Renewable Energy
Compliance Certification Database DOE A large database of compliance statements by manufactures in accordance with the Federal conservation standards. (Licensing) Platform General
Conventional Power Plants in Germany + Europe Open Power System Data Compilation of conventional power plants from Germany and EU countries. Includes locations, energy sources, capacity, and additional information; though not all information can be provided for each observation. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Cost of Renewable Energy Spreadsheet Tool (CREST) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) The CREST is an economic cash flow model designed to allow policymakers, regulators, and the renewable energy community to assess project economics, design cost-based incentives, and evaluate the impact of various state and federal support structures. (Licensing) Tool Policy, Renewable Energy
County-level oil and gas production USDA Timeseries data at the county level for US state's oil and gas production statistics. (Licensing) Dataset Fuel
Crowdsourced power grid data/map flosm.de Power grid and energy infrastructure map based on OpenStreetMap (Licensing) Platform Electricity
CT Solar Scorecard Data Driven Yale This scorecard measures your municipality’s impact on residential solar photovoltaic (PV) deployment in Connecticut, and how your town is contributing to the state's goal for 300MW of residential solar PV.  Tool Renewable Energy
CURB: Climate Action for Urban Sustainability World Bank A climate action planning tool to help cities determine where best to invest funding. (Licensing) Dataset Environment
Customer Rate Comparison Tool North Carolina State University A tool that can be customized to compare energy rates and how "decisions may impact their energy bills." Platform General
Data Battery Inside Energy (IE) The Data Battery is the repository that contains all datasets used in Inside Energy's stories and reporting.  (Licensing) Data Repository Storage
Data for: Ecological Footprint, Hydropower Energy Consumption, and Economic Growth Nexus in the Top Six Hydropower Energy-Consuming Countries Mendeley A dataset presenting the ecological impacts, economic growth, and energy consumption for hydropower in the top 6 hydropower consuming countries. (Licensing) Dataset Environment
Data for: Power system state estimation with extended power formulation Mendeley A dataset for power system state estimations with extended power formulations. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Data for: Urban Form and Transportation Energy Consumption Mendeley Data related to energy consumption as proxied by gas station sales in the US (Licensing) Dataset Transportation
Data Portal for Cities Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy A global searchable database for city-based statistics on energy activity and emissions data. (Licensing) Platform General, Environment
Data-Driven Multivariate Power Curve Modeling of Offshore Wind Turbines Mendeley A dataset with 20,000 power and speed values to help modeling for wind turbines. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
Database for Energy Consumption of Commercial Building(s) Japan Sustainable Building Consortium Database of buildings surveyed in Japan related to numerous attributes, including energy consumption (Licensing) Dataset Building
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) NC Clean Energy Technology Center Information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. DSIRE includes a number of resources for developers, policymakers, researchers, and the general public.  (Licensing) Dataset Policy, Renewable Energy
Dataset: The future cost of electrical energy storage based on experience rates Figshare A cumulative dataset containing energy storage capacity and product pricing. (Licensing) Dataset Storage
DEEP: De-risking Energy Efficiency Platform Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (Europe) A database to share information on projects in buildings and industry to improve investments in energy efficiency projects. (Licensing) Platform Efficiency
Degree Days Calculator ENERGY STAR A tool to calculate heating and cooling degree days in the United States and Canada based on specific zip codes and dates. (Licensing) Platform General
DI Basic DrillingInfo Drillinginfo contains a proprietary database on gas and oil sector. It also offers services that provide the predictive tools and technology needed to drive exploration decisions. (Licensing) Data Repository Fossil Fuels
Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES) U.K. Gov - Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy This database presents statistics on electricity from generation through to sales and includes statistics on generating capacity, fuel used for generation, load factors and efficiencies. It also includes a map showing the electricity network in the U.K. and the location of the main power stations.  (Licensing) Data Repository Electricity
Digital Obstacle File Federal Aviation Administration Components of the US electrical system, among other objects, as part of the Federal Aviation Administration's Digital Obstacle File database (Licensing) Dataset General
Distributed Solar PV Array Location and Extent Data Set for Remote Sensing Object Identification Duke University Energy Initiative This dataset contains the location and polygonal outlines for over 19,000 solar panels across 601 high-resolution aerial images from four cities in California. Dataset applications include training object detection and other machine learning algorithms that use remote sensing imagery, developing specific algorithms for predictive detection of distributed PV systems, and analysis of the socioeconomic correlates of PV deployment. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
E4ST Fast Predictor: Power system simulation model Cornell University, Arizona State University, Resources for the Future A simulation model to predict environmental impacts of electrical generation in the United States and select parts of Canada and Mexico. (Licensing) Platform Electricity
Earthquakes and Nuclear Power Plants Dataset NASA A visualization of where earthquakes occur and nuclear power plants are located across the world. (Licensing) Dataset Nuclear Energy
EES / ECO performance indicators (Russia) Joint Stock Company System Operator of the Unified Energy System Generation and consumption grid data in Russia. Dataset Electricity
EGrid: Emissions and Generation Resource Integrated Database EPA A map of the United States that allows for the visualization of CO2 emissions by eGRID subregion. (Licensing) Platform Electricity, Environment
Electric Disturbance Events (OE-417) Annual Summaries DOE Datasets of US electrical disturbance events by year. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity

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