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
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
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
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
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
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
Electricity Consumption & Occupancy (ECO) Distributed Systems Group The ECO data set is a comprehensive data set for non-intrusive load monitoring and occupancy detection research. It was collected in 6 Swiss households over a period of 8 months. Dataset Building
Energy Efficiency Dataset UC Irvine Dataset looking at energy efficiency of buildings by comparing heating and cooling loads on various building parameters. (Licensing) Dataset Building, Efficiency
EnergyPlus (E+) U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) This is a whole building energy simulation program to model both energy consumption and water use in buildings. (Licensing) Tool Building
Getting to Zero Buildings Database New Buildings Institute A database to track, analyze, and promote zero carbon buildings across North America. Platform Building
Green Building Information Gateway US Green Building Council A tool to help visualize and report on LEED certified green building productions across the world. (Licensing) Platform Building, Efficiency
GREEND Electrical Energy Dataset Lakeside Labs GREEND is an energy dataset containing power measurements collected from multiple households in Austria and Italy. It provides detailed energy profiles on a per-device basis with a sampling rate of 1 Hz. (Licensing) Dataset Building
I-BLEND, a campus-scale commercial and residential buildings electrical energy dataset (India) Nature A dataset spanning 52 months of electrical energy from commercial and residential buildings of an academic institute in India. (Licensing) Dataset Building
National Residential Efficiency Measures Database NREL A database constructed to assist in modeling the most cost-effective way to retrofit a home to be more energy efficient. (Licensing) Dataset Building, Efficiency
Pecan Street Dataport University of Texas This database includes minute-interval appliance-level customer electricity use from nearly 1,000 houses and apartments in Pecan Street's multi-state residential electricity use research, as well as ERCOT market operations. (Licensing) Dataset Building
Plug Load Appliance Identification Dataset (PLAID) Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) PLAID includes short voltage and current measurements sampled at 30 kHz from 11 different appliance types present in more than 60 households in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. (Licensing) Dataset Building
Reference Energy Disaggregation Data Set (REDD) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Several weeks of power data for 6 different homes and high-frequency current/voltage data for the main power supply of two of these homes. (Licensing) Dataset Building
Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) The RECS data includes energy characteristics on the housing unit, usage patterns, household demographics, energy costs and usage for heating, cooling, appliances and other end uses.  (Licensing) Data Repository Building
Smart* Dataset for Sustainability UMass Amherst Data collected for home efficiency, includes electrical, environmental, and operational information for different homes. Dataset Building, Efficiency
Solar power estimator tool Google Project Sunroof Provides the user the opportunity to estimate the cost and potential benefit of installing solar panels at a particular address, also provides an overview of strong solar potential areas. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy, Building
The Almanac of Minutely Power dataset Version 2 (AMPds2) Simon Fraser University The AMPds2 aims to help researchers test their models, systems, algorithms, or prototypes on real house data. It includes environmental and utility billing data for cost analysis. (Licensing) Dataset Building
The Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) The CBECS is a national sample survey that collects information on the stock of U.S. commercial buildings, including their energy-related building characteristics and energy usage data (consumption and expenditures). (Licensing) Data Repository Building
The Controlled On/Off Loads Library (COOLL) University of Orléans, France COOLL is a dataset of high-sampled electrical current and voltage measurements representing individual appliances consumption. 42 appliances (mainly controllable) of 12 types were measured at a 100 kHz sampling frequency. (Licensing) Dataset Building
The Rainforest Automation Energy Dataset (RAE) Simon Fraser University This paper presents the Rainforest Automation Energy (RAE) dataset to help smart grid researchers test their algorithms that make use of smart meter data. In addition to power data, environmental and sensor data from the house’s thermostat is included. (Licensing) Dataset Building
The Reference Energy Disaggregation Data Set (REDD) Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sample energy consumption data of 6 different homes. (Licensing) Dataset Building
Tracebase Dataset Technische Universität Darmstadt The tracebase data set is a collection of power consumption traces of electrical appliances which can be used in energy analytics research. (Licensing) Dataset Building
US Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) EIA Dataset of US commercial buildings energy consumption rate surveys. (Licensing) Platform Building
US Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) EIA Survey conducted to determine US residential energy consumption rates. (Licensing) Platform Building
WHO Household Energy Database World Health Organization Data that monitors household energy use for 157 countries collected both by census and surveys. (Licensing) Dataset Building
Zero Tool Architecture 2030 A tool to compare building designs and energy use intensity with other buildings of similar design in an effort to better design our buildings to improve energy intensity use. Platform Building, Efficiency