Below are several example map services that illustrate the geographic distribution of energy resources, energy supply & demand, and infrastructure in the United States.  For more examples of maps related to climate resilience and change, check out the Resilience Community Map Gallery.

 

About U.S Natural Gas Pipelines

Application for viewing natural gas pipelines, vulnerabilities, and disruptions.

Contributors: U.S. Energy Information Administration

Accelerating Offshore Wind Development

This web mapping service illustrates seven projects that will accelerate the commercialization of offshore wind technologies in the United States.

Contributors: Dept. of Energy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Concentrating Solar Power Facilities and Solar Potential

Map portal of solar energy potential and major solar energy farms and plants in the United States.

Contributors: Dept. of Energy

Energy Consumption per Person in the United States

This map illustrates energy consumption per person in the U.S. in millions of BTU’s per year.

Contributors: Dept. of Energy, U.S. Energy Information Administration

Energy Expenditure per Person per State

Map application of estimated costs for energy and transportation in the United States.

Contributors: Dept. of Energy, U.S. Energy Information Administration

Existing Hydropower Assets (HydroSource)

HydroSource is an integrated energy, water, and ecosystem research effort for efficient, sustainable, and environmentally friendly hydroelectricity generation.

Contributors: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Natural Gas Exploration, Resources, Reserves and Production

Map portal of historical oil and natural gas drilling sites as well as major shale plats in the contiguous U.S.

Contributors: U.S. Energy Information Administration

Non-powered Dam Resource Assessment (HydroSource)

“U.S. Non-Powered Dams with Potential Capacity Greater than One Megawatt”, provided by HydroSource.

Contributors: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Renewable Energy Production by State

Percentage of renewable energy production per state in the U.S.

Contributors: Dept. of Energy, U.S. Energy Information Administration

Residential Energy Demand Temperature Index (REDTI)

The REDTI is based on a weighted population of heating and cooling degree days in response to energy demand in residential areas.

Contributors: NOAA NCEI, Dept. of Commerce

Solar Energy in United States

Maps providing average daily total solar information, such as normal irradiance and global horizontal irradiance.

Contributors: National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Solar Energy Potential

Solar energy potential in the United States in watt hours/ squared foot/ day.

Contributors: Dept. of Energy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Prediction of Worldwide Energy Resource (POWER)

Solar and meteorological data sets from NASA research for support of renewable energy, building energy efficiency and agricultural needs.

Contributors: NASA

The Energy Sector’s Vulnerabilities to Climatic Conditions

United States energy infrastructure risks and vulnerabilities from increasing temperatures, decreasing water availability, and increasing storms, flooding, and sea level rise.

Contributors: Dept. of Energy

Total Energy Production by State

Percentage of total energy production per state in 2009.

Contributors: Dept. of Energy, U.S. Energy Information Administration

Total Renewable Energy Potential on Federal Lands by County

Map illustration of total renewable energy potential in federal lands per county.

Contributors: Dept. of Energy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory,

Updated on May 11, 2021