While we can’t and don’t endorse specific apps, below are just a few examples of government, citizen, and business tools that: use open government data from the United States; are accessible, vetted, and available; and are, for the majority, free and do not require registration to use. Submit Energy application suggestions at Contact Energy.
The AIRNow mobile application provides you real-time air quality information that you can use to protect your health when planning your day. You can get location-specific reports on current air quality and air quality forecasts for both ozone and fine particle pollution (PM2.5).
Open Government Data Used: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Air Quality System (AQS)
Strategic planning application for reducing petroleum usage through alternative vehicles, fuels, and idling reduction.
Benchmarking application to compare building energy performance to comparable building classes.Open Government Data Used: Energy and Consumption Efficiency Data and Statistics
Find alternative fueling stations near an address or ZIP code or along a route in the United States.
Open Government Data Used: Department of Energy – Alternative Fuels Data Center
Interactive application to estimate residential energy use and plan home energy efficiency upgrades.