Welcome to the Energy Community
admin // May 1st 2013

Energy.Data.Gov is where data and insight are combined to facilitate public discussion and awareness of our Nation’s energy activities. Whether you are interested in alternative fuels, managing buildings to be more energy efficient, or trying to manage energy in your own home, we have something for you. Look at the

The Energy Data Jam Goes on Tour
admin // Apr 12th 2013

2012 was a good year for American innovation. The outgrowth of the “Data Jam” from the health sector into other areas like energy and education sparked an inspiring wave of entrepreneurship. These Jams -- formerly known as Joint Application Modeling Sessions -- were a major improvement to the familiar format

Meta - The Blog at Ten and the OPEN Government Data Act
Hyon Kim // May 31st 2019

This May marks the tenth anniversary of, the federal government’s open data site. Launched by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) in May 2009 with a modest 47 datasets, has grown to over 200,000 datasets from hundreds of data sources including federal agencies, states, counties, and cities.

Of Sturgeon and Ships
Marin Kress // Mar 7th 2019

The U.S. Coast Guard maintains an archive of historical vessel position movements, collected through the Nationwide Automatic Identification System (NAIS). Originally designed to improve maritime safety and security, these historical vessel position records have proven to be a valuable resource for a variety of engineers and researchers studying the

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Duplicate Entries Removed from Catalog
Philip Ashlock // Feb 27th 2019

In the last few days, you may have noticed a significant drop in the total number of datasets displayed on the catalog. The decrease was not due to an actual reduction in the number of datasets, but the removal of duplicate entries for many datasets. This was not as