Datasets & APIs

To get you thinking about your hacks, here are a few resources that you might find useful:

Hackathon Exclusive: Trucost
One of our sponsors, Trucost, are making available anonymised data for over 1000 companies, covering 20 different environmental impacts as well as profit data from 2002-2009.
Hackathon Exclusive: DECC Meter Point data
DECC have made available anonymised yearly gas and electricity usage for around 20000 homes, grouped by area, which will be available at the event.
AMEE
Web service for greenhouse gas calculation and other sustainability metrics. AMEEconnect API, and AMEEdiscover search engine. Try AskAMEE for a more human view as well.
CARMA
Worldwide power plant information.
CartoDB
Platform for rapid development of geospatial apps. CartoDB will be on hand to provide instances, help, and some carbon sequestration potential data during the event.
data.gov.uk
UK government data sets.
ELCD
EU lifecycle analysis data for materials, energy, transport and waste.
Environmental Performance Index
Country-level environmental indicators from Yale.
EPA Datasets
Datasets from the EPA in the US.
Europe’s Public Data
EU data access from the Open Knowledge Foundation, including energy data.
foursquare
Social web service for venue and checkin information. You don’t need us to explain it!
Genability
Energy pricing and demand-shifting data and analysis.
NCDC Weather Data
80 years of weather data from 9000+ weather stations around the world, available on AWS platforms.
OpenCorporates
Data on over 30 million corporations around the world.
OpenEI
Open Energy Info – open access to all sorts of energy resources data.
Pachube
Realtime wiring for the Internet of Things.
Sourcemap
Following supply chains around the world.
Tendril
Monitoring and control of home energy devices and data.
UN Data
Loads of international data resources from the UN
World Bank
APIs for indicators, projects, and WB financial data.
World Health Organisation
Access to health and development goal data.

One Response to Datasets & APIs

  1. Benjamin says:

    Thanks guys for putting this together – very useful datasets (especially for the platform I am building).

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