The leading API for granular electricity data

Reduce carbon emissions with actionable electricity data

Electricity Maps provides actionable electricity data for more than 230 regions. We help businesses more effectively reduce their emissions, and enable products and services to differentiate their offerings by empowering end-users to be more carbon-aware.

Get started with a free trial for our commercial API, check out open historical data on the Data Portal or see our data visualized on a live map in our free app.

Electricity Maps raises €5M to scale its global impact
Trusted by 40+ companies with 300M+ users

The value of electricity data

Our customers use Electricity Maps data across numerous industries and a wide variety of use cases. The data can be integrated with apps, smart devices, software (e.g. Saas products), and carbon accounting processes.

What we offer

Electricity Maps offers a data platform with access to carbon emissions and electricity sources data.

Actionable electricity data: Access historical, real-time, and forecasted data for over 230 regions globally.
Powerful API: Seamlessly integrate our data into your products and services via our commercial API and empower end-users to make sustainable decisions.
Extensive data insights: Access a range of electricity data from carbon intensity to grid consumption mix and renewables percentage for decision-making across various applications.
Open public data: Access real-time visualizations and historical data through our app, Data Portal and personal API for free.

Why use Electricity Maps

Broad Data Offering

Electricity Maps offers a broad range of data including carbon intensity and the full power mix of electricity consumed in a region—all available historically, in real-time, and as forecasts.

Global Coverage

We offer data for more than 200 regions and 50+ countries worldwide. We are continuously expanding our geographical coverage, to continue providing the most comprehensive data on the world’s electricity.

Quality and Transparency

With leading domain expertise and a dedicated global community of contributors, we offer the most accurate and highest-quality data. We continually work to improve data quality and ensure maximum transparency in the process through our open-source and scientific approach.

How to use carbon emission data

Our API offers a single source for accessing electricity data from around the world. 

This streamlined access simplifies integration with existing solutions or the development of entirely new ones. One single API access provides endless opportunities - whether you want to feed our data into an existing product or build insightful dashboards from scratch.

The API delivers data on carbon intensity and the power breakdown of electricity production and consumption with hourly granularity. We use a peer-reviewed methodology, using flow tracing to trace back the true origin of electricity and account for life-cycle emissions of electricity production. 

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Client Stories

Learn more about how our clients and partners use our data, and hear what they have to say about Electricity Maps.

Discover How Google is Reaching Its Sustainability Goals With Electricity Maps

Driven by ambitious sustainability goals, Google’s Climate Operations team partnered with Electricity Maps to reduce its carbon footprint and enable other companies to do the same.

Google uses the data for
Load shifting
24/7 carbon-free energy reporting
Partner engagement

Reel is rethinking electricity procurement, and Electricity Maps is a fundamental part of the process

Reel transforms the procurement of sustainable energy for companies. With 24/7 data from Electricity Maps, Reel enables companies to truly take action against climate change

Reel uses the data to
Enable companies, of all sizes, to accurately monitor and track their CO2 emissions
Make 24/7 data easily accessible and actionable
Ensure accuracy and effectiveness of electricity procurement

Spirii empowers consumers and businesses to reduce the emissions of EV charging

Spirii is an EV charging and business management platform that allows businesses to offer seamless charging experiences.

Spirii uses the data to
Drive this green transition within the mobility industry
Provide users with information about the environmental impact of the charge
Enable users to see CO2 emissions and sources of electricity for each hour of the day (24/7)

FlexiDAO enables companies around the world to drive impact by truthfully procuring energy

FlexiDAO supports companies, energy buyers, suppliers, and consultants in guiding them in their transition from buying yearly energy certificates to 24/7 energy matching.

FlexiDAO uses the data
As an integrated part of their SaaS solution
To track relevant KPI’s for companies to become net zero
For companies to monitor and track CO2 emissions accurately

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Electricity Maps offering?
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How is your data used?
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What does your methodology include?
How do you calculate carbon intensity?
What is the time granularity of your data?
What does it mean that you are open-source?
Can I contribute to your repository?
What is Electricity Maps position on energy policies? What technologies does Electricity Maps support? Is Electricity Maps taking a position on different aspects (e.g. nuclear)?