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Annual Energy Review

The Annual Energy Review presents historical (1949 to present) energy statistics. United States energy consumption, production, trade, and prices are included. Data are presented as statistical tables, as spreadsheets, and as graphs.

BioPower Program

BioPower - creating electricity from biomass - is one of the most promising of the emerging renewable energy technologies. The BioPower web site, sponsored by DOE's Biomass Power Program, offers access to complete information on biomass power, ranging from the latest developments and photos of biopower projects for the media to technical reports for scientists to a general explanation of the technology.

Clean Power Estimator

From the California Energy Commission. Site of the evaluation software program that provides "California residential and commercial electric customers a personalized estimate of the costs and benefits of investing in a photovoltaic (PV) solar or small wind electric generation system."

Consumer Energy Information - Energy Information for Your Home

This U.S. Department of Energy site offers an index to articles about products and ways to save energy in your home.

Developing cost-effective solar resources with electricity system benefits: in support of the 2005 integrated energy policy report /

An electronic resource of: California Energy Commission.

Energy and Natural Resources : Congressional Budget Office

Full-texts of selected Congressional Budget Office publications on the budgetary and economic aspects of U.S. federal government energy and natural resources programs, policies, and legislation.
Coverage: 1977 to present

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network

A comprehensive resource from the U.S. Department of Energy. Articles and data about what is new in the energy fields of building technologies, energy management, solar energy technologies as well as wind, hydropower, geothermal, hydrogen, fuel cells and infrastructure technologies.

Energy Savers : A Consumer's Guide to Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network presents extensive information for the consumer on energy use, energy efficiency, energy conservation, and renewable energy sources.

International Energy Annual

The International Energy Annual presents statistical data (as tables and in spreadsheet format) on world energy production and consumption for petroleum, natural gas, coal, and electricity.

NASA Space Science Education Resource Directory

"The Space Science Resource Directory is a convenient way to find NASA space science products for use in classrooms, science museums, planetariums, and other settings."
Search for web sites and publications by keyword, subject category, grade level, and/or format.
--Subject categories are: space science, physical science, earth science
--Grade levels are: elementary, middle school, high school, inidividual grades K through 12, adult/continuing education, general public, higher education

Renewable Energy Atlas of the West

Utilizing state-of-the-art GIS technology, the Atlas brings together the best existing renewable resource maps and data into a single comprehensive, publicly available document and interactive Web site. Adobe Acrobat viewer is necessary to view the maps.

U. S. Department of Energy: Solar Powering You Community, a Guide for Local Governemnts

A guide for local governments encouraging solar energy and green building

Last modified: 7/25/2008 2:05 PM

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