Calculators & Data

Full Cost of Electricity Calculators & Data

Levelized Cost of Electricity (LCOE) in the United States by County

An interactive map that shows the cheapest energy technology by county for different cost scenarios.

Explore the code and data in this GitHub repository


Levelized Cost of Electricity (LCOE) with Environmental Costs

A tool for side-by-side comparison of different cost scenarios.

Read the research behind the calculator and map:
White Paper | Journal Paper

FERC Form 1 Electric Utility Data 1994 – 2016

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.