An interactive map that shows the cheapest energy technology by county for different cost scenarios.
A tool for side-by-side comparison of different cost scenarios.
Read the research behind the calculator and map:
White Paper | Journal Paper
Data collected from investor-owned utilities by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) were used to assess the costs for electricity transmission, distribution, and utility administration.
Click here to download the database of FERC Form 1 electric utility data from 1994-2016
Click here to download updated database of FERC Form 1 electric utility data from 1994-2019
You can also see co-author Robert Fares’ OpenEI data site for possible other updates.