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July 15, 2013
Who Uses Open Data?

How open data is being used by innovative energy companies.

July 9, 2013
Putting Data to Work at New York Energy Week

Missed the New York Energy Data Jam? Watch the video to learn about some of the new ideas and find out how you can still get involved.

June 19, 2013
Applications powered by open energy data were on display at the Energy Datapalooza in June 2012. | Photo by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department.
Submit Your Ideas for the NY Energy Data Jam

The Energy Data Jam travels to New York City next week, and we want to hear your ideas for the next breakthrough technology built on open energy data.

May 17, 2013
Green Button Initiative Growing

The Green Button initiative, which is the common-sense idea that electricity customers should be able to securely download their own energy usage information from their utility websites, is continuing to gain traction across the country.

May 9, 2013
Green Button: Enabling Energy Innovation

The Green Button Initiative is enabling energy innovation for millions of homes and businesses across the country -- and making it easier to identify energy conservation opportunities.

March 7, 2013
Todd Park. U.S. Chief Technology Officer, speaks at the 2012 Education Data Jam.
The Energy Data Jam Goes on Tour

The outgrowth of the “Data Jam” from the health sector into other areas like energy and education sparked an inspiring wave of entrepreneurship. These Jams –- formerly known as Joint Application Modeling Sessions -- were a major improvement to the familiar format of public-private collaboration workshops. Looking to 2013, the Energy Department is announcing today the next round of Data Jams.

February 21, 2013
Video: Watch the Open Data Google+ Hangout

View a recording of the Energy Department's Google+ Hangout on the "Impact of Open Data"

February 20, 2013
Join Us Thursday, Feb. 21 for a Google+ Hangout on the Impact of Open Data

Tune in tomorrow to learn about Energy.gov/Data, and hear from the experts on why this new website (and the open data movement) matters for the energy industry.