Edition 4 of the Power Technologies Energy Data Book contains a wide selection of data
and statistics on renewable energy power technologies from a variety of sources—collected in one convenient document.
This edition of the Data Book has 13 chapters which focus on various aspects of the power industry.
Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Technology Profiles
Chapter 3 - Electricity Restructuring
Chapter 4 - Forecasts/Comparisons
Chapter 5 - Electricity Supply
Chapter 6 - Electricity Capability
Chapter 7 - Electricity Generation
Chapter 8 - Electricity Demand
Chapter 9 - Prices
Chapter 10 - Economic Indicators
Chapter 11 - Environmental Indicators
Chapter 12 - Conversion Factors
Chapter 13 - Geographic Information System (GIS) Maps.
The sources used represent the latest available data.
Online Data Tables
Use the left-hand navigation to access The Power Technologies Energy Data Book
by chapter in the Table of Contents, or use the technology cross-reference in
Browse by Technology.
The contents of the Power Technologies Energy Data Book may be downloaded as one PDF file or as
individual chapters as Excel or PDF files.
A selection of online calculators are available for simple
energy conversions, renewable energy growth estimation, and land-area
requirements for photovoltaic and wind power systems.
Previous editions of the Power Technologies Energy Data Book are available
in the Archives section. The 2002 (Edition 1) and
2003 (Edition 2), and 3rd edition versions are available online.
Note: With the 3rd edition, the naming convention changed, making the current
version Edition 4.
The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
has developed the Power Technologies Energy Data Book to provide a current and
accurate set of comprehensive power technology-related data. The data book
is an evolving document and is updated periodically.
Published March 2006.
Editor: Jørn Aabakken