As new sources of data and tools for data analysis emerge related to energy research projects, we collect that information here to share with energy data researchers and practitioners. Many of these data sets have been used in energy projects, particularly for Energy Data Analytics Lab research.

Namesort ascending Publisher Description Type Topic
Utility Rate Database (URDB) OpenEI The Utility Rate Database (URDB) is a free storehouse of rate structure information from utilities in the United States. It includes rates for utilities based on the authoritative list of U.S. utility companies maintained by the Energy Information Administration (EIA).  Dataset Electricity
SPP data Southwest Power Pool (SPP) Real-time and historical statistics surrounding ISO operations of the South West region. Dataset Electricity
Power Plant Satellite Imagery Dataset Duke University Energy Initiative This dataset contains satellite imagery of 4,454 power plants within the United States. The imagery is provided at two resolutions: 1m (4-band NAIP imagery with near-infrared) and 30m (Landsat 8, pan sharpened to 15m). Dataset Electricity
PJM data PJM Interconnection LLC (PJM) Real-time and historical statistics surrounding ISO operations of the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland state. Dataset Electricity
NYISO data New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) Real-time and historical statistics surrounding ISO operations of the New York state. Dataset Electricity
MISO data Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) Real-time and historical statistics surrounding ISO operations for the midcontinent region.  Dataset Electricity
Lists of the largest power stations in the world Wikipedia Lists of the largest power stations in the world Dataset Electricity
List of the largest power stations in the United States Wikipedia This article lists the largest power stations in the United States, in terms of Terawatt-hours produced annually based on 2014 numbers. Dataset Electricity
List of Power Stations in India Wikipedia Wikipedia article listing many power plants in India. Dataset Electricity
List of power stations around the world Wikipedia This is a list of many power stations around the world by country or region. Dataset Electricity
ISO New England Data ISO New England Real-time and historical statistics surrounding ISO operations of the New England. Dataset Electricity
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.  Tool Electricity, 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.  Data Repository Electricity, Environment
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.  Dataset Electricity
ERCOT Data Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) Real-time and historical statistics surrounding ISO operations of the Texas region. Dataset Electricity
Enipedia Delft University of Technology Enipidea provides data on world power plants, electricity production and its storage and natural gas infrastructure. It provides the tools that allow for data from different sources to be connected, queried, and visualized from different perspectives. Data Repository Electricity
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
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.  Dataset 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. Tool Electricity, Environment
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. Dataset Electricity
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.  Data Repository Electricity