9 Energy Data Tools You Can Use in 2019

PAUL LESTER | January 4, 2019

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Energy powers everything. Energy from fossil fuels, nuclear, renewables, and other sources produces electricity for homes and businesses, provides fuel for cars and planes, and much, much more. But how can we understand the role energy plays in our daily lives and how can we manage it? Good news! The Energy Department has resources that can help. Here are just a few free online data tools you can use in 2019 and beyond.

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