Research and Data

Are you an industry professional or interested in learning more about a clean energy topic? Find the latest reports, maps, data and analysis tools by searching the table below, or view our list of North Carolina resources.

Research & Data Resource Database

Resource Source and Description Audience Topic Type Additional Tags File
Energy Savings Potential State Fact Sheets

These factsheets present the potential for economic, energy and utility bill savings for each state, as well as a list of the top ten energy savings home improvements.

ResStock and National Renewable Energy Laboratory
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French Broad EMC Service Area

Service territory map for French Broad EMC, covering much of Madison, Mitchell and Yancey counties of North Carolina

French Broad Electric Membership Corporation
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GIS and Google Earth Solar Data

Review solar resource maps and GIS data for over 180 countries.

Tool or Calculator
Google EV Charging Station Map

Search for electric vehicle charging stations and see real time availability of charging ports by searching "EV Charging Station" in Google Maps.

Google Maps
Housing Matters: Mapping Energy Burden

This blog post by NC Housing Coalition explains the problem of energy burden in NC and includes snapshots of state energy burden numbers and maps of the counties most affected.

North Carolina Housing Coalition
HydroSource New Stream-Reach Development Resource Assessment

The New Stream-Reach Development Resource Assessment (NSD) project uses an innovative geographic approach to analyze the potential for new hydropower development in US stream segments that do not currently have hydroelectric facilities.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory
IEEFA Research Topics

Find IEEFA research and reports listed by topic, region or by energy company.

Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis
Jobs and Economic Development Impact Models (JEDI)

The Jobs and Economic Development Impact (JEDI) models are user-friendly screening tools that estimate the economic impacts of constructing and operating power plants, fuel production facilities, and other projects.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory
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Low-Income Energy Affordability Data (LEAD) Tool

Created as a part of Better Building’s Clean Energy for Low Income Communities Accelerator (CELICA), this tool provides data for low- and moderate-income community energy expenditures across all 50 states, census divisions and tract levels and may be utilized in determining energy policy and program planning.

U.S. Department of Energy; Better Buildings Initiative
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Managing Forests for Biomass Potential

Explore information from NC State Extension for landowners considering biomass harvesting.

NC State Extension