Stanford University


Location and size of solar photovoltaic panels in the US based on satellite imagery.

Paper for Citation.

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS)

Energy consumption and expenditures for U.S. commercial buildings including energy sources across U.S. census regions and divisions.

Form EIA-860

Survey form collects generator-level data about electric power plants.

Open Data

County, state, and plant-level data on generation, consumption, and sales for different energy sources and “sectors” (residential, commercial, etc). Data Commons has imported data about coal, electricity, natural gas, nuclear outages, and petroleum.

Copyrights and Reuse.

U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

RE Atlas

Data Commons has imported the potential for solar energy generation in different counties in the US.


United Nations (UN)

Energy Statistics

Data Commons has imported energy data about annual energy production, transformation, and consumption for countries.

Terms of Use.

World Bank

World Development Indicators

Data Commons includes variables related to demographics, energy, health, labor, etc. from the World Bank.

Terms of Use.