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
SciGRID_gas SciGrid Data to help generate an automated network model of the European gas transportation networks. Methodology and data available for use in other geographic locations. Platform Fuel
SciGRID_power SciGrid German-led initiative to develop the automated generation of models for existing electrical grids in Europe to be taken and applied to research and further application. (Licensing) Platform Electricity
Seattle Energy Benchmarking City of Seattle Office of Sustainability & Environment A set of analyses including an interactive map providing energy benchmarking data for commercial, industrial, and large residential buildings in Seattle, WA Platform Building
Simulation for Wind/Solar Output An interactive map allowing the used to visualize solar power, wind power, and weather data across the globe or for select countries. Includes the ability to download datasets. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
Smart Energy Research Laboratory Smart Energy Research Laboratory Electricity and gas interval meter edata from over 13,000 homes in Great Britain and accompanying contextual data for researchers. (Licensing) Dataset
Smart Grid Projects Map European Commission A map depicting smart grid R&D and demonstration locations across Europe. (Licensing) Platform Electricity
Smart* Dataset for Sustainability UMass Amherst Data collected for home efficiency, includes electrical, environmental, and operational information for different homes. Dataset Building, Efficiency
Solar Calculator: Estimate Solar Savings EnergySage A tool to estimate potential savings from installing solar energy based on address and current energy costs. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
Solar for All NREL A map of the United States and Puerto Rico providing rooftop solar potential as well as potential expenditures, efficiency, and costs. It also includes demographic information, climate and environmental information, and health indicators. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
Solar Map - Locations of Solar Farms, Solar Roofs & Solar Parking Lots Solar Energy Maps A global map of various types of solar energy generation. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
Solar Means Business Solar Energy Industries Association An interactive map and access to data that demonstrates American businesses that have purchased and installed solar energy systems over time. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
Solar power estimator tool Google Project Sunroof Provides the user the opportunity to estimate the cost and potential benefit of installing solar panels at a particular address, also provides an overview of strong solar potential areas. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy, Building
Solar Program Maps Bureau of Land Management A set of maps that provide information on potential solar energy generation sites, excluding BLM-administered land. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
Solar Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Maps Argonne National Lab A set of maps for spatial analysis of potential solar energy generation sites. Platform Renewable Energy
Solar Pumps Tool Council on Energy, Environment, and Water (India) A tool to help assess and adopt solar irrigation systems in India. Platform Renewable Energy
Solar Quotes Platform/Map EnergySage A tool to get solar power installation quotes for residential, commercial, and non-profit properties at specific addresses. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
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) Platform Renewable Energy
Solar Resource Data and Tools NREL A database containing multiple datasets ranging in their coverage of solar resource topics including real-time, frequently updated, and historical data. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
Solar State by State Map Solar Energy Industries Association Solar energy progress by state including capacity, infrastructure, and economic statistics. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
Solar, Wind, Geothermal Resource Potential/Project Maps (by Country) Global Energy Network Institute (GENI) GIS maps and links to renewable energy potential including wind, solar, and geothermal, across the world divided by country or region. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
Southeast Asia Energy Database System ASEAN Center for Energy Database containing energy statistics, news, and policies for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations broken down by country. Platform General
SPP Interconnection Queue Southwest Power Pool (SPP) List of active requests in SPP's generator interconnection queue (Licensing) Platform Electricity
State Climate Policy Map Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Maps of the United States that depict differing climate policies by state. (Licensing) Platform Environment
State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency Database NC Clean Energy Technology Center: DSIRE An interactive map that allows the user to see United States clean energy policy and initiatives by state. (Licensing) Platform General, Renewable Energy
State Policies Promoting Hybrid and Electric Vehicles National Conference of State Legislatures An interactive map providing state hybrid and electric vehicle incentives (Licensing) Platform Transportation
State-by-State Energy Choice Information (Map) American Coalition of Competitive Energy Suppliers A map of the US that allows the user to see which residents have a choice in their electricity or heating provider based on their state. Platform General
Statistical Review of World Energy British Petroleum (BP) BP's own energy production/consumption dataset, similar to IEA and EIA. (Licensing) Dataset General
Status of US Nuclear Outages EIA Daily nuclear power plant operating status and outage data for the U.S. (Licensing) Platform Nuclear Energy
Storage Lab Storage Lab A variety of datasets and tools containing data related to energy storage, renewables, and transportation at utility-scale, residential, commercial and industrial levels (Licensing) Platform Electricity
Strategic Petroleum Reserves DOE A series of datasets containing information on foreign and domestic crude oil separated by sulfur content and identifying name. (Licensing) Dataset Fuel
Synthetic Power Grid Data Set Columbia University Datasets generated from the statistical properties of the real power grid based on the topology of the Western Interconnection. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
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. (Licensing) Tool Renewable Energy
Tariffs Database UN Foundation: Energy Access Practitioner Network A database to compare various tariff policies in 80 different developing countries for small scale, off-grid, sustainable energy projects. Platform General, Renewable Energy
The Almanac of Minutely Power dataset Version 2 (AMPds2) Simon Fraser University The AMPds2 aims to help researchers test their models, systems, algorithms, or prototypes on real house data. It includes environmental and utility billing data for cost analysis. (Licensing) Dataset Building
The Carbon Footprint of Household Energy Use in the United States University of Michigan Data related to creating model outputs on US household carbon footprints (Licensing) Dataset Environment
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) Dataset Building
The Controlled On/Off Loads Library (COOLL) University of Orléans, France COOLL is a dataset of high-sampled electrical current and voltage measurements representing individual appliances consumption. 42 appliances (mainly controllable) of 12 types were measured at a 100 kHz sampling frequency. (Licensing) Dataset Building
The Future of U.S. Electricity Efficiency Programs Funded by Utility Customers (Platform/Tool) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory A map of the United States that provides information on energy efficiency programs by state, year, or regions. (Licensing) Platform Efficiency
The Homeland Infrastructure Foundation-Level Data (HIFLD) U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) This site provides national foundation-level geospatial open data, including energy data from transmission infrastructure, gas pipelines, and more. (Licensing) Platform General
The power sector in the EU 2019 Agora Energiewende Reporting and material about the energy transition in the EU. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
The Rainforest Automation Energy Dataset (RAE) Simon Fraser University This paper presents the Rainforest Automation Energy (RAE) dataset to help smart grid researchers test their algorithms that make use of smart meter data. In addition to power data, environmental and sensor data from the house’s thermostat is included. (Licensing) Dataset Building
The World Factbook: Energy Central Intelligence Agency Statistics on global energy including access, markets, production, consumption, as well as breakdowns into energy types. (Licensing) Dataset General
Thermal Springs in US Map NOAA A map of the thermal springs in the United States including their locations, names, and brief statistics. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
Time Series on Load, Wind and Solar, Prices in Hourly Resolution Open Power System Data "Timeseries data relevant for power system modelling, namely electricity consumption (load) for 37 European countries as well as wind and solar power generation and capacities and prices for a growing subset of countries." (Licensing) Dataset Electricity, Renewable Energy
Total Energy Annual Review EIA A database with annual and monthly energy review statistics including market information and consumption for various energy sources. (Licensing) Platform General
Tracebase Dataset Technische Universität Darmstadt The tracebase data set is a collection of power consumption traces of electrical appliances which can be used in energy analytics research. (Licensing) Dataset Building
Tracking the Sun Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory A dataset containing pricing and trend comparisons between grid connected, distributed PV solar panels in the United States (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
TransAtlas NREL A map of the United States that displays the locations of alternative fueling stations, production plants, and vehicle density. (Licensing) Platform Transportation
Transmission Availability Data System North American Electric Reliability Cooperation Data collection through Transmission Availability Data Systems for AC and DC circuits and transformers and converters. Platform Electricity
Transportation Energy Data Book ORNL A database that contains numerous datasets ranging from energy topics to transportation. (Licensing) Dataset Transportation
Transportation Energy Databook (TEDB) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) The TEDB represents an assembly and display of statistics and information that characterize transportation activity, and presents data on other factors that influence transportation energy use. (Licensing) Dataset Environment, Transportation
Transportation Energy Use Statistics Bureau of Transportation Statistics Multiple datasets of energy and fuel consumption in U.S. transportation sector. (Licensing) Dataset Fuel, Transportation
Tribal Energy Atlas NREL An interactive map specifically providing data on tribal locations in the United States pertaining to environmental, energy, and natural resource potentials. (Licensing) Platform General
TVA Power System Overview Tennessee Valley Authority Data pertaining to the locations of power generation sites in the Tennessee Valley Authority. Includes locations of both fossil and renewable sources. (Licensing) Platform Electricity
U.S. Hourly Electric Grid Monitor EIA Interactive visualization of hourly and daily electricity demand and balancing authority information for the United States. (Licensing) Platform Electricity
UCLA Energy Atlas UCLA California Center for Sustainable Communities (CCSC) Interactive map containing energy consumption data for counties in Southern California (Licensing) Platform Consumption
UN Statistics Database - Energy Statistics United Nations (Sustainable Development Goals) A database covering annual statistics on production, trade information, transformation and consumption values for various fuel sources. (Licensing) Platform General
UNECE Renewable Energy Map United Nations Economic Commission for Europe An interactive map and country breakdown of renewable energy policy and goals in the UNECE countries. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
United States - State Energy Data System (SEDS) DOE Panel data of US state's energy systems including estimates of energy production, consumption, prices, and expenditures by source and sector. (Licensing) Platform General
Universal Access to Electricity UN A tool to understand global access to electricity through data and modeling. (Licensing) Platform Access
Uranium Geochemical Data U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Uranium Resource Evaluation (NURE) Hydrogeochemical and Stream Sediment Reconnaissance (HSSR) data (Licensing) Dataset Nuclear Energy
Urban Data Platform Plus European Commission A data platform for EU cities regarding their SDG developments. Includes data, trends, and strategies. (Licensing) Platform General
US and International Coal Data DOE Datasets containing coal production, consumption, exports/imports, and market information in the United States. (Licensing) Dataset General
US Average Wind Speeds data NOAA A map of the United States that provides monthly average wind speeds since the 1950s. (Licensing) Dataset General
US Coal Mining Locations EIA (via USGS) A dataset containing the locations of United States coal mines. (Licensing) Dataset Environment
US Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) EIA Dataset of US commercial buildings energy consumption rate surveys. (Licensing) Platform Building
US Electric Generation Map Electricity Transition A display of US energy generation from solar, wind, and nuclear sources changing over the years. Platform Nuclear Energy, Renewable Energy
US Energy and Employment Report Energy Futures Initiative A platform and report of employment figures in the energy industry by state in the US. Platform General
US Energy Efficiency Performance Metrics American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) Infographics providing data on energy efficiency in the United States by various metrics. (Licensing) Platform Efficiency
US Energy Infrastructure Visualization University of Chicago An interactive map of the United States that has filters for energy infrastructure by type of energy. (Licensing) Platform General
US Energy Mapping System EIA A map of the US that allows for the layering of filters related to energy infrastructure. (Licensing) Platform General
US Fuel Ethanol Plant Production EIA This is a dataset containing the capacity and quantity of plants producing ethanol in the United States. (Licensing) Dataset Fuel
US Geospatial solar company platform Solar Energy Industries Association A database for all the solar companies in the United States including locations and contact information. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
US Nuclear Facility Data & Locator NRC A database with maps used to locate various forms of nuclear power facilities in the United States. (Licensing) Platform Nuclear Energy
US Oil and Gas Pipeline Mileage Bureau of Transportation Statistics Timeseries dataset for oil and gas pipelines in the United States. (Licensing) Dataset Fuel
US Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) EIA Survey conducted to determine US residential energy consumption rates. (Licensing) Platform Building
US State and Local Energy Data NREL A tool to help planning at the local and state level based on energy efficiency, renewable energy, and transportation data. (Licensing) Platform General
US Transportation Agencies Fuel and Energy Consumption Data Federal Transit Administration A database that provides datasets about the US transit system, particularly focused on fuel and energy. (Licensing) Dataset Transportation
US Wind Turbine Database and Map Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory A database containing the locations of both offshore and land-based wind turbines in the United States, including the specifications of the technology used. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
USA Energy & Natural Resources Data USA Facts Multiple sources of energy and environment data for the United States including energy production, land use, and EPA policy figures. (Licensing) Platform General
USA National Gas Station Price Heat Map GasBuddy US gas price data (Licensing) Platform Fuel, Transportation
USDA Energy Investments Map USDA A map of the United States that depicts where energy investments occur within the country, by energy type. (Licensing) Platform General
Utility Carbon Reduction Tracker Smart Electric Power Alliance A map of the United States that displays utility companies and their individual promises to reduce emissions by 2050. (Licensing) Platform Environment
Utility Customer Databases Market Analysis and Information System (MAISY) A database utility customer energy data. Dataset General, Electricity
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).  (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Utility-scale solar database platform Wiki-Solar A database containing different forms of data representing most utility-scale solar power plants in operation and many in construction in the world. Platform Renewable Energy
Weekly Petroleum Status Report EIA A database with information on crude oil in the US including weekly predictions, production, and market information. (Licensing) Dataset Fuel
WHO Household Energy Database World Health Organization Data that monitors household energy use for 157 countries collected both by census and surveys. (Licensing) Dataset Building
Wholesale Electricity and Natural Gas Market Data EIA Datasets pertaining to United States wholesale market prices for electricity and natural gas including both current and historical data. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
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) Platform Renewable Energy
Wind Energy Data U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) The United States Wind Turbine Database (USWTDB) provides the locations of land-based and offshore wind turbines in the United States, corresponding wind project information, and turbine technical specifications. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
Wind Energy Maps and Data (WINDExchange) DOE A database that provides various maps of the United States with information on wind power potential and trends. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
Wind Integration National Dataset Toolkit (WIND) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) The WIND Toolkit includes meteorological conditions and turbine power for more than 126,000 sites in the continental United States for the years 2007–2013. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
Wind power global statistics World Wind Energy International Statistics on the global wind energy market including generation, capacity, trends, etc. Platform Renewable Energy
Wind Power in India World Bank Data Catalog This provides access to a GIS dataset on wind power potential in India including wind speeds and power density potential. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
Wind Prospector (WIND Toolkit) NREL A map of the United States providing potential wind energy generation at varying speeds including topographic and site details. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
Wind Turbine Accidents Database Mendeley A dataset containing information on wind turbine accidents. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
World Bank Energy Data World Bank World Bank DataBank containing various energy consumption and investment datasets, at the global- and country-level (Licensing) Discoverability Service Electricity
World Bank Indicators - Energy & Mining Trading Economics A database with information covering a wide range of topics within the mining and energy industry. (Licensing) Platform General
World Coal Quality Inventory Data USGS A world database to download information about coal quality by country. (Licensing) Platform General