Welcome to the Energy Community

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 … Continued

The Energy Data Jam Goes on Tour

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 of public-private collaboration workshops. Looking to 2013, the Energy Department is announcing today the next round of Data Jams.

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Todd Park. U.S. Chief Technology Officer, speaks at the 2012 Education Data Jam.

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Who Uses Open Data?

COMPANY TESTIMONIALS ON OPEN DATA This list is neither all-inclusive nor static.  It is meant to be a growing repository of open data use cases: Appallicious  offers a mobile commerce platform, tailored for governments to deliver services to their citizens.  The … Continued

The Energy Data Jam Goes on Tour

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 … Continued

Open Government Data Spurs Entrepreneurship and Jobs

Freely available data from the US Government is an important national resource, serving as fuel for entrepreneurship, innovation, scientific discovery, and other public benefits. In the 1970s, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration made weather data widely available. In the … Continued