Clean Energy by the Numbers: Data Sources

WRIBusNeedsAccording to Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Climate Convention, “Never before have the risks of climate change been so obvious and the impacts so visible.” We could add that never before has there been such an interest in sources of information for climate change, energy use and “clean” (non-polluting)  technology.



In a previous blog post, Clean, Green, and Renewable Energy.  Are there any Alternatives? we described several  resources for  Penn students that cover clean technology. Here are some additional data sources on clean technology that may prove useful.

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Clean, Green, and Renewable Energy. Are there any Alternatives?

Alternative energy sources are intended to replace fuel sources that have negative impacts on the environment or to substitute for non-renewable resources. Alternative energy sources are also referred to as “Renewable Resources”, “Clean Energy” or “Green Energy”.

The Penn Libraries have several specialized resources of information for the alternative energy market.

Alternative Energy eTrack (Global Data) is a database of alternative energy information encompassing a range of industry markets and equipment worldwide.

Alternative Energy eTrack includes intelligence on companies operating in the global alternative energy market and covers all key alternative energy markets including wind, solar, hydro, geothermal, bio, ocean, hydrogen, energy storage, energy efficiency and energy infrastructure markets. Continue reading