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
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
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
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
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
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
Energy Statistics Database United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) Comprehensive energy statistics for UN countries on the production, trade, conversion and final consumption of primary and secondary; conventional and non-conventional; and new and renewable sources of energy. (Licensing) Data Repository General
Eurostat Energy Database European Commission This repository provides consolidated information on various statistics at European level which can be compared and analyzed amidst various European nations.  (Licensing) Data Repository General
GapMinder Data Gapminder Foundation Gapminder serves as a vast data repository with global statistics on various energy and environment indicators like CO2 emissions per person and consumption details of various renewable and non-renewable forms of energy. (Licensing) Data Repository General
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
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 Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) NREL provides the knowledge to integrate and optimize energy systems. Explore datasets, maps, models, and tools for the analysis of energy and energy efficiency technologies developed by NREL. (Licensing) Data Repository Renewable Energy
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
Resource Watch World Resources Institute (WRI) It features hundreds of data sets on the state of the planet’s resources and citizens and allows users to visualize challenges from climate change to poverty, water risk to state instability, air pollution to human migration, and more. (Licensing) Data Repository General
Solar Radiation Data (SoDa) MINES ParisTech and Transvalor Dpt The Modern-Era Retrospective analysis for Research and Applications, Version 2 (MERRA-2) is a web service that delivers time series of Temperature (at 2 m), Relative Humidity (at 2 m), Pressure (at 2 m), Wind speed and direction (at 10 m), Rainfall, Snowfall and Snow depth. (Licensing) Data Repository Renewable Energy
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 Homeland Infrastructure Foundation-Level Data (HIFLD) U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) This site provides national foundation-level geospatial data within the open public domain that can be useful to support community preparedness, resiliency, research, and more. (Licensing) Data Repository General
Wiki-Solar WolfeWare Limited Wiki-Solar provides information about the deployment of solar photovoltaic power stations of 4 MWAC and above with over 150 GW of capacity of utility-scale projects both operating and under development. (Licensing) Data Repository Renewable Energy