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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
electricityMap Tomorrow This tool maps the carbon intensity by electricity consumption and its impact on climate. By using its forecasted marginal signals, smart devices can anticipate optimal charging times, leading to lower emissions and lower electricity costs. (Licensing) Tool Electricity, Environment
Emissions & Generation Resource Integrated Database (eGRID) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) eGRID is a comprehensive source of data on the environmental characteristics of almost all electric power generated in the United States.  (Licensing) Dataset Electricity, Environment
En-ROADS Climate Change Solutions Simulator Massachusetts Institute of Technology An interactive simulator that provides forecasting of carbon emissions and global temperatures based on different scenarios and methods of reducing our emissions. (Licensing) Platform Environment
ENACT - Energy Access Tool International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) A tool to visualize various scenarios needed to meet goals within multiple categories including electricity access, emissions, electricity demands, health impacts, etc. Applied to Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and Pacific Asia. (Licensing) Platform Access, Environment
Energy Resources Program US Geological Survey A collection of datasets obtained by the USGS pertaining to environmental and energy topics. (Licensing) Platform General, Environment
Environmental Insights Explorer Google A resource that models a cities emission, performs analysis, and establishes strategies to reduce emissions. (Licensing) Platform Environment
European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (E-PRTR) European Environment Agency (EEA) Europe-wide register that provides easily accessible key environmental data from industrial facilities in European Union Member States and in Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Serbia and Switzerland. (Licensing) Dataset Environment
GID-Power Emission Database Global Infrastructure Emission Database Global carbon dioxide and air pollutant emissions data for fossil fuel- and biomass-burning power-generating plants (Licensing) Platform Environment
Global Carbon Grid Global Infrastructure Emission Database Carbon dioxide emissions maps for six source sectors in 2019, which includes power, industry, residential, transport, shipping, and aviation (Licensing) Platform Environment
Global Climate Policy and Progress Tracking Climate Action Tracker A database to construct visualizations and form datasets comparing countries of indicators across the world. (Licensing) Platform Environment
Global Power Plant Database World Resources Institute (WRI) The Global Power Plant Database is an open source database of power plants around the world. Each power plant is geolocated and entries contain information on plant capacity, generation, ownership, and fuel type.  (Licensing) Data Repository Electricity, Environment
Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator EPA A tool to help translate various daily emissions levels into understandable levels of greenhouse gas emissions. (Licensing) Platform Environment
Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program EPA Data of greenhouse gas emissions data reported by large emission sites. (Licensing) Platform Environment
Industrial Energy and GHG Emissions Dashboard Council on Energy, Environment, and Water (India) Graphs and visualizations of India's energy consumption and GHG emissions by state and energy source. Platform General, Environment
Integrated Environmental Control Model (IECM) Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) IECM is a computer-modeling program that performs a systematic cost and performance analyses of emission control equipment at coal-fired power plants.  (Licensing) Tool Electricity, Environment
Live CO2 intensity map Electricity Map A map of the globe that displays carbon intensity by electrical generation for production and consumption in select locations and countries. (Licensing) Platform Environment
Map of Global CO2 Emissions Outputs Global Carbon Atlas A map of global CO2 emissions by country or region that can be separated into emission source. (Licensing) Platform Environment
National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) This database contains NOAA provided data on weather, climate, oceans, and satellite imagery.  (Licensing) Data Repository Environment
National Surveys on Energy and Environment University of Michigan A database of climate change, energy, and environmental datasets. (Licensing) Dataset General, Environment
RAE: Rainforest Automation Energy Dataset Harvard Dataverse A dataset developed to help smart grid researchers test algorithms for smart meter data. Includes power data, environmental, and sensor data. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity, Environment
State Climate Policy Map Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Maps of the United States that depict differing climate policies by state. (Licensing) Platform Environment
The Carbon Footprint of Household Energy Use in the United States University of Michigan Data related to creating model outputs on US household carbon footprints (Licensing) Dataset Environment
Transportation Energy Databook (TEDB) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) The TEDB represents an assembly and display of statistics and information that characterize transportation activity, and presents data on other factors that influence transportation energy use. (Licensing) Dataset Environment, Transportation
US Coal Mining Locations EIA (via USGS) A dataset containing the locations of United States coal mines. (Licensing) Dataset Environment
Utility Carbon Reduction Tracker Smart Electric Power Alliance A map of the United States that displays utility companies and their individual promises to reduce emissions by 2050. (Licensing) Platform Environment