Energy Research Guide

Sources to conduct energy research

Web Resources

U.S. Energy Information Administration Renewable & Alternative Energy  Data and analysis for alternative and renewable energy

International Energy Agency (IEA): Renewables Downloadable data and graphs on renewable energy

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Research data for various renewable energy sectors.

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy

  • Information on energy savings in homes, buildings, manufacturing, and government management.
  • Covers sustainable transportation vehicles, bioenergy, and hydrogen & fuel cells
  • Information on initiatives and programs


Short Term Energy Outlook

U.S. Energy Information Administration

Short Term Energy Outlook: Renewables

  • Information on carbon dioxide emissions and energy supply by sector. 
  • Consumption and supply data are in Related Tables and Figures sections.