Director of the Energy Data Initiative
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Ian Kalin is the Director of the Energy Data Initiative at the U.S. Department of Energy.
Who Uses Open Data?
How open data is being used by innovative energy companies.
July 15, 2013Learn More
The Energy Data Jam Goes on Tour
March 7, 2013
The outgrowth of the “Data Jam” from the health sector into other areas like energy and education sparked an inspiring wave of entrepreneurship....Learn More
Welcome to Energy.gov/Data
February 15, 2013
The Energy Data Initiative is proud to announce the launch of a new resource hub for open energy data.
Apps for Vehicles Challenge Finalists Announced
February 5, 2013
Nearly 40 teams submitted ideas in response to a $50,000 Apps for Vehicles Challenge that seeks to improve safety and fuel efficiency through data...Learn More
View the Apps for Vehicles Phase One Submissions
January 24, 2013
Phase one of the Apps for Vehicles competition has ended. Check out the wide variety of ideas for saving fuel and staying safe behind the wheel.
Students Innovate to Address Gas Shortages Following Hurricane Sandy
November 9, 2012
The Energy Department is working closely with other federal partners, state and local authorities, and private industry partners to get generators...Learn More
Green Button Energy Data Access Expanding Across America
October 17, 2012
The Green Button Initiative is expanding to 12 more utilities, and now more than 36 million homes and businesses have access to their electricity...Learn More
No, Not That Kind of Hacking. Supporting Energy Data Innovation at Hackathons
October 12, 2012
Sometimes, the best ideas come from putting a bunch of smart people in a room and just letting them get to work. That's the idea behind a hackathon...Learn More
Celebrating Innovation and Open Data at the Energy Datapalooza
October 1, 2012
New products, mobile phone applications, and services are lowering energy costs, improving energy efficiency, and protecting the environment.