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
System Advisor Model (SAM) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Performance and financial model designed to facilitate decision making for people involved in the renewable energy industry. Tool Renewable Energy
Project Sunroof Google Personalized roof analysis to assess the viability of residential solar. Solar savings are calculated using roof size and shape, shaded roof areas, local weather, local electricity prices, solar costs, and estimated incentives over time. Tool Renewable Energy
Landsat on Amazon Web Services Amazon/ U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Landsat 8 is an ongoing collection of satellite imagery of all land on Earth produced by the Landsat 8 satellite and is available for anyone to use via Amazon S3. Tool General
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
Gainesville Green Acceleration This tool calculates relevant comparisons for home energy use and displays detailed information about household performance. Users can view, analyze, and understand how they use energy and compare with their peers. Tool Renewable Energy
EnergyPlus (E+) U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) This is a whole building energy simulation program to model both energy consumption and water use in buildings. Tool Building
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
CT Solar Scorecard Data Driven Yale This scorecard measures your municipality‚Äôs impact on residential solar photovoltaic (PV) deployment in Connecticut, and how your town is contributing to the state's goal for 300MW of residential solar PV.  Tool Renewable Energy
Cost of Renewable Energy Spreadsheet Tool (CREST) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) The CREST is an economic cash flow model designed to allow policymakers, regulators, and the renewable energy community to assess project economics, design cost-based incentives, and evaluate the impact of various state and federal support structures. Tool Policy, Renewable Energy
Bloomberg NEF Tools Bloomberg New Energy Finance A proprietary database from Bloomberg's Renewable Energy research division that contains long-term forecasts, in-depth analysis, and independent proprietary views across the entire spectrum of energy technologies and sectors. Tool Renewable Energy