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Energy Data Resources
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Energy Data Resources

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.

Title Publisher Description Type Topic
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. (Licensing) Dataset General
India Hydropower Database International Hydropower Association A dataset containing information about India's hydropower dams including specific locations. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
(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
(India) Nuclear Power Plants Kapsarc Data Portal Data on nuclear power plants in India including generation info, locations, and reactor type. (Licensing) Platform Nuclear Energy
Indian Village Satellite Imagery and Energy Access Dataset Duke University This dataset contains remote sensing data and estimates of electricity access rates for every village in the state of Bihar, India. (Licensing) Dataset General
Industrial Energy and GHG Emissions Dashboard Council on Energy, Environment, and Water (India) Graphs and visualizations of India's energy consumption and GHG emissions by state and energy source. (Licensing) Platform General, Environment
Innovation Tracker EDF Environmental Defense Fund Dynamic chart that shows where funds are being located for energy development by sector (Licensing) Platform General, 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.  (Licensing) Tool Electricity, Environment
Integrated model dataset for highly renewable Europe RE-Europe A largescale dataset covering renewable energy in Europe. Dataset includes transmission network modeling as well as generation and demand information. (Licensing) Dataset Renewable Energy
Interactive Map of U.S. Power Plants Synapse Energy Economics Interactive map of U.S. power plants and details, including ownership, generation capacity, annual emissions, etc. (Licensing) Platform Electricity
Interactive World Gas Map Chevron An interactive world map that displays the world's natural gas information including pipelines, vessels, shareholders, etc. (Licensing) Platform Fuel
International Energy Statistics EIA Database providing access to a general overview of multiple datasets for each major energy sources and electricity market in the world. Topics range from market factors to production statistics. (Licensing) Platform General
ISO-NE Generator Interconnection Queue ISO New England (ISO-NE) ISO-NE Generator Interconnection Queue, with filtering tool (Licensing) Platform Electricity
ITA Manufacturing Industry Tracker International Trade Administration U.S. international trade data, including trade balances and pricing of petroleum and coal products (Licensing) Platform General
JODI Gas World Database Joint Organisations Data Initiative (JODI) A database that provides information on which countries in the world have access to gas at a monthly rate. (Licensing) Platform Fuel
JODI Oil and Gas Database Joint Organisations Data Initiative (JODI) JODI database contains data on market situations of oil and gas and other byproducts for 70+ countries.  (Licensing) Dataset Fuel
JODI Oil World Database Joint Organisations Data Initiative (JODI) A database that provides information on which countries in the world have access to oil at monthly intervals. (Licensing) Platform Fuel
Joint Resarch Center European TIMES Energy System Model European Commission A model of the EU and neighboring country's energy system. Includes buildings, transport, industry, power, and agriculture. Projects the evolution of their energy systems. (Licensing) Platform General
Landfill Gas Energy Project Data EPA A database tracking landfill gas energy projects in the United States. (Licensing) Platform General
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. (Licensing) Tool General
Light Every Night Open Data World Bank Nighttime lights satellite data (Licensing) Dataset General
List of power stations around the world Wikipedia This is a list of many power stations around the world by country or region. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
List of Power Stations in India Wikipedia Wikipedia article listing many power plants in India. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
List of sources and information on wind energy resources and more Wind Energy Resource Atlas for US A geospatial toolkit that provides data on US wind energy prospects, market information, and network information. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
List of the largest nuclear power stations in the United States Wikipedia This article lists the largest nuclear power stations in the United States, in terms of Nameplate capacity. (Licensing) Dataset Nuclear Energy
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. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Lists of the largest power stations in the world Wikipedia Lists of the largest power stations in the world (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Live Power Outage Map National Outages and Mutual Aid A map of the United States that displays live weather and power outage information by county. (Licensing) Platform Electricity
Live Power Outage Map A map that provides the aggregate power outages in the US by state. It includes total and current customers affected. (Licensing) Platform Electricity
Low Energy Database International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) The data contains information of the world and is divided between regions like global north and global south. It contains energy demand by major end-use service and upstream sector. (Licensing) Platform General
Low-Income Energy Affordability Data (LEAD) Tool DOE An interactive map that provides details into low-income energy data in the US. Specifically burden statistics, energy costs, and housing counts. (Licensing) Platform General
Major Power Outage Risks In US Purdue University A dataset containing information on major power outages in the United States by state. It includes locations, regional climatic information, land-use info, electricity consumption patterns and economic characteristics. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
Major Solar Projects List (Map) Solar Energy Industries Association A map of the US that provides information on major PV and CSP solar projects and their status. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
Map of Global CO2 Emissions Outputs Global Carbon Atlas A map of global CO2 emissions by country or region that can be separated into emission source. (Licensing) Platform Environment
Map of Oil & Gas Refineries & Pollution, Health & Safety Issues Refinery Maps A global map of coal and oil plants and health and safety issues such as oil spills. (Licensing) Platform General
Map of Oil & Natural Gas Drilling Health & Safety Issues Drilling Maps A map of natural gas and oil drilling in the United States. (Licensing) Platform General
Map of Power Plants - Coal, Gas, Nuclear Stations & Health, Safety, Pollution Issues PowerPlant Maps A global map of power plants by source used to generate power. (Licensing) Platform Electricity
Mapped: How the US generates electricity Carbonbrief A map of the United States that displays electricity generation locations by type, size, efficiency, and state. (Licensing) Platform Electricity
Mapped: The world's nuclear power plants Carbonbrief A map of the worlds nuclear power plants displaying generation estimates and current status. (Licensing) Platform Nuclear Energy
Mapping India's Energy Subsidies International Institute for Sustainable Development Mapping and visualizing India's subsidies for fossil fuels and renewables. (Licensing) Platform Fuel, Renewable Energy
Maps and Data on renewable energy potential in the Arctic Arctic Renewable Energy Atlas Maps and Data on renewable energy potential in the Arctic (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
Marine and Hydrokinetic Atlas NREL An interactive map of the United States that presents resource estimates for several different Marine and Hydrokinetic technologies. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy
MISO Generator Interconnection Queue Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) MISO's generator interconnection queue, including an interacitve queue map (Licensing) Platform Electricity
Modeling of Energy Efficiency for Residential Buildings Using Artificial Neuronal Networks GitHub Energy efficiency data for the use of modeling residential energy efficiency in Spain. (Licensing) Dataset Efficiency
Monthly OECD oil statistics IEA Timeseries data of monthly crude oil statistics for OECD countries, broken down by region. (Licensing) Platform Fuel
National Coal Resources Data System (NCRDS) USGS A dataset with information on coal in the US. Information includes stratigraphic data, chemistry data, and historical data. (Licensing) Platform General
National Electric Energy Data System (NEEDS) EPA A database that records data for generation units in the United States. Includes geographic, operations, air emissions, etc. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
National Energy Efficiency Data-Framework (NEED) UK Government Data compiled by the UK government to understand the relationship between energy use and energy efficiency. (Licensing) Dataset General
National Generation Capacity Open Power System Data Aggregated generation of electricity in Europe broken down by country and technology, from 1990-2019 depending on specific country and tech. (Licensing) Dataset Electricity
National Hydropower Map National Hydropower Association Map of the United States with specific information on each state’s hydropower generation. Includes location & of number of plants, total generation, and other statistics. (Licensing) Platform Renewable Energy