NREL releases 2012 Renewable Energy Data Book

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released the 2012 Renewable Energy Data Book on behalf of the Energy Department's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap featured on NREL Now

Navigating the complex system of federal and state regulations to secure project approvals is one of the biggest hurdles geothermal power developers face—but not if they’ve got a map outlining every twist and turn.

NREL's Energy Databus storing big energy data

The Energy Databus began as a project aimed at addressing campus energy consumption and tracking issues at NREL. Now, with the ability to store large amounts of data, some of which measured by the second, along with rich functionality, the open-source software tool could offer the same solutions to many facilities.

LOD Workshop Wrap-up courtesy of REEGLE

Dubbed as the first "Linked Open Data" workshop, last week REEEP and NREL ran a clean energy workshop in Washington, D.C. to discuss the enormous potential of LOD in supporting the transition to a cleaner energy economy.

Green Button in the News

Last week, Green Button was once again making news, this time at NREL.

A full-length article about how utility companies are using Green Button standards set by the Department of Energy, NREL, and the White House to give consumers the ability to easily access and share their personal energy data.

The Transparent Cost Database (TCDB)

This new web application collects cost and performance estimates and makes it available to everyone to perform analysis. Utilities, policy makers, consumers, and academics can all take advantage of the app that makes electric generation, advanced vehicles, and renewable fuel technologies' performance estimates transparent and open.

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