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
(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
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
A global-scale data set of mining areas Vienna University Data on the land area of global mining. (Licensing) Dataset General
Access to Electricity DataHub A dataset that contains percentages of populations that have access to electricity. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity, 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
AGA Data American Gas Association Database with annual natural gas information including energy statistics, market information, emissions, general info, etc. (Licensing) Dataset Fuel
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
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
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 (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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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-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
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
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
Electric Disturbance Events (OE-417) Annual Summaries DOE Datasets of US electrical disturbance events by year. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Electric Grid Test Cases Texas A&M University List of datasets provided by Texas A&M pertaining to electric power grids. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution - Occupational Employment Statistics Bureau of Labor Statistics Data on occupational and employment statistics in the US for electric power generation, transmission, and distribution. (Licensing) Dataset General, Electricity
Electric power substations Department of Homeland Security: Homeland Infrastructure Foundation - Level Data (HIFLD) This dataset contains the locations and attributes of electric power substations that typically correlate to electric power transmission. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Electric Retail Service Territories Department of Homeland Security: Homeland Infrastructure Foundation - Level Data (HIFLD) This dataset contains information regarding electric power retail service territories or more specifically those that are responsible for the retail sale of electricity to local residential, commercial, or industrial customers. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Electric Transmission Lines Department of Homeland Security: Homeland Infrastructure Foundation - Level Data (HIFLD) This dataset contains the locations and attributes of electric power transmission lines including underground transmission lines where data was available. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Electric Utility Industry Financial Data and Trend Analysis Edison Electric Institute (EEI) EEI represents a wide range of industry financial metrics and data covering the U.S. investor-owned electric utility companies. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Electricity Access Impact Research Harvard Dataverse Replication Data for: The Need for Impact Evaluation in Electricity Access Research (Licensing) Dataset Access
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
Electricity Generator Construction cost data EIA Construction cost figures and tables for all generators installed in 2018. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Electricity Supply & Demand North American Reliability Corporation (NERC) Data for the North American bulk power system Dataset Electricity
Electricity Supply and Demand North American Electric Reliability Cooperation Dataset of the North American electrical supply and demand for bulk power systems. Dataset Electricity
Electrification Access in Sub-Saharan Africa Scientific Data A dataset that contains information for the electrification of Africa based on nighttime light, population, and land cover data. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity, Access
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
Energy and Mining Data World Bank (WB) World Bank's World Development Indicator data focusing on energy production, use, dependency, and efficiency.  (Licensing) Dataset General
Energy Data Request Program San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E) The data sets contain customer energy usage data by customer type (Residential, Commercial, Industrial and Agricultural) that has been aggregated by zip code for the state of California. Dataset Electricity, Fossil Fuels
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
Energy resource structure and on-going sustainable development policy in Nigeria: a review (Paper) SpringerLink Statistics and figures of Nigeria's energy industry including production and consumption information. (Licensing) Dataset General
Energy statistical datasheets for EU countries EU Open Data Portal A database of European countries energy statistics over time. Topics include energy balance, electricity production, heat production, cogeneration heat and power, energy markets indicators, transport fuels, main energy indicators, greenhouse gas emissions. (Licensing) Dataset General
EPA Facility Registry Service (FRS): Power Plants EPA This is an EPA dataset constructed through GIS to provide data on power plants including locations and other attributes. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
ERCOT Data Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) Real-time and historical statistics surrounding ISO operations of the Texas region. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Ethanol Markets & Statistics Renewable Fuels Association Statistics and data on ethanol production and markets in the US. Dataset Fuel
Ethiopia Electricity Transmission Network World Bank Data Catalog A dataset containing medium and high level transmission lines in Ethiopia. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
EU Energy Statistical Country Datasheets European Commission A database containing statistics on energy generation in the EU and individual EU states. Information includes consumption, production, imports, emissions, and socio-economic statistics. (Licensing) Dataset General
Europe Natural Gas Infrastructure Map European Network of Transmission System Operators for Gas (ENTSOG) Datasets by year providing data on Europe's transmission capacities and natural gas networks. (Licensing) Dataset Fuel
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
European Weather Data for Power System Modeling Open Power System Data Aggregated weather data for European countries by the hour. (Licensing) Dataset General
European wind power generation data set European Commission, SETIS A report of the hourly time series wind generation in Europe over a 30-year window. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
Eurostat Yearly Energy Consumption European Commission Contains the breakdown of energy usage by select European countries and sectors, as well as energy balances which allow the comparison of different fuels an their relative impacts in the economy. (Licensing) Dataset General
Expanding electricity access to all in Nigeria: a spatial planning and cost analysis (Paper) SpringerLink A report with infographics for electricity access in Nigeria based on spatial planning and cost analysis. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity, Access
FERC Form 1: Electric Utility Cost, Energy Sales, Peak Demand, and Customer Count Data FERC A major financial and operating report for the US electricity industry (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Form 22M: Biodiesel Plants in the United States EIA A report of the annual prudction capacity and count of biodiesel plants in the United States. (Licensing) Dataset Fuel
Form 860M:Electricity Market Data EIA This is a report of the estimated capacity of generators in the United States reported at a monthly rate. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Form 861: Annual Electric Power Industry Report EIA Dataset of US electric power industry including peak load, generation, electric purchases, sales, revenues, customer counts, energy efficiency, demand response, net metering programs, and distributed generation capacity. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Form 923:Electricity Market Data EIA This dataset is a reporting of a survey form that collects information on electrical power data at a monthly and annual rate. Specifically, it includes electricity generations, fossil fuel stocks, fuel consumptions, etc. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Form EIA-860 Data U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) The survey Form EIA-860 collects generator-level specific information about existing and planned generators and associated environmental equipment at electric power plants with 1 megawatt or greater of combined nameplate capacity.  (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Form No. 714 - Annual Electric Balancing Authority Area and Planning Area Report FERC Data platform of annual electric balancing authority area reports for the US since 1993. Dataset Electricity
Gallup Polling Historical Trends: Energy Gallup Survey responses about the perceptions of the energy industry historically and presently. (Licensing) Dataset General
Generating Unit Statistical Brochures NERC US electricity generating unit statistical data Dataset General
Geothermal Data Aggregation Southern Methodist University A database containing aggregated and individual datasets about geothermal wells including information such as depth, bottom hole temperature, and heat flow. Dataset Renewable Energy
Geothermal Database National Geothermal Data System A database of geothermal data in the United States covering a wide array of topics including chemical analysis and hotspot locations. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
Geothermal Resource Data NREL Tools, maps, and data that provide information into geothermal energy in the US. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
Global daily solar radiation data OpenSolarDB An open data source with average daily solar radiation at the ground level globally. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
Global geothermal power plants data European Commission, Joint Research Centre An EU developed dataset that provides the locations worldwide of existing geothermal hotspots including highlights of the report's findings. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
Global Hydropower Database Figshare A database of hydropower plants and their generation capacity in 134 countries. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
Global Model of Electrical Transmission Facebook A model predicting the locations of medium voltage grids in six selected African countries. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Global Oil & Gas Features Database DOE Office of Scientific and Technical Information A database of oil and gas infrastructure data (Licensing) Dataset Fuel
Global Transportation Demand Development with Impacts on the Energy Demand and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in a Climate-Constrained World LUT University (Finland) Global energy and emissions data for the transportation sector. (Licensing) Dataset Transportation
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
Grid Emission Factors Institute for Global Environmental Strategies Emissions data from electrical generation at the global level for analysis and research. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
GridKit: European and North-American extracts University of Groningen High voltage transmission network data for North America and Europe. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Harmonised global datasets of wind and solar farm locations and power (paper) Nature (University of Southhampton, UK) Academic research of global solar and wind farm locations and totals. Note that some geospatial information is not available in the open data provided. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
Hourly load curve estimates 2012 and 2015 Council on Energy, Environment, and Water (India) Data for hourly load curve estimations in the United States excluding the North-East. Dataset Electricity
HydroSource: Existing Hydropower Assets Oak Ridge National Laboratory A source on hydropower designed to help make data driven decisions on future hydropower plants in the US. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
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
IEA Online Data International Energy Agency (IEA) This chart provides basic statistics on world energy use and consumption like primary energy supply, net energy imports, electricity consumption, CO2 emissions etc. (Licensing) Dataset General
India Energy Data Profile Export.Gov Statistics on the Indian energy sector including installed capacity by fuel source, renewable energy information, and transmission and distribution. Dataset General

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