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
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. Data Repository Renewable Energy
Utility Solar Database Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) Comprehensive database of solar projects, programs, market data, policies and regulations organized by electric utility company. Data Repository Policy, Renewable Energy
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. Data Repository General
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). Data Repository Building
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. Data Repository Renewable Energy
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. Data Repository General
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.  Data Repository Building
Open PV Project National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Database of photovoltaic (PV) installation data for the United States. This database serves as a web-based resource for users to explore and understand the current and past trends of the US PV industry.  Data Repository Renewable Energy
NILM Datasets NILM Wiki NILM wiki provides publicly available real-world data that can be used to compare the performance of various NILM techniques. Data Repository Building
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. Data Repository Renewable Energy
National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) This database contains NOAA provided data on weather, climate, oceans, and satellite imagery.  Data Repository 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
Geographic Information System (GIS) Data National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) This database contains geographic information system (GIS) data resources for a variety of renewable energy technologies that can be used in GIS software applications. Data Repository Renewable Energy
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. 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.  Data Repository General
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 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. Data Repository General
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
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. Data Repository Fossil Fuels
Data Battery Inside Energy (IE) The Data Battery is the repository that contains all datasets used in Inside Energy's stories and reporting.  Data Repository Storage
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. Data Repository Environment
Bioenergy Library (KDF) U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) The database contains hundreds of publications, data sets, and models specifically related to bio-energy production, distribution, delivery, and end use. Data Repository Renewable Energy
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. Data Repository Environment, Transportation
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. Data Repository Environment