Use the tabs on this page to find books, scholarly journals, trade publications, data sources, and podcasts on topics related to the renewable energy industry. Additional publications on specific energy sources will be listed on the corresponding pages within the guide.
Scholarly research on renewable energy industries can overlap with a number of different fields. This page has a list of the most commonly cited academic journals on renewable energies as it relates to industry and economy. The following materials link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are provided when available.
In addition to major news and magazine outlets, there are a number of trade publications specific to energy and environmental policy. The following resources link to the publication's website. Depending on the amount or type of content viewed, users may run into a paywall. When available, a link is provided to the journal's Library of Congress catalog record and/or subscription where the article can be found.
The following websites contain data about energy resources.
Additionally, a number of databases contain useful statistics on renewable energy. A few specific ones are listed below, but the full list can be found on the subscription databases page of this guide. The subscription resources marked with a padlock are available to researchers on-site at the Library of Congress. If you are unable to visit the Library, you may be able to access these resources through your local public or academic library.
A number of organizations and companies have published data books with energy statistics, often by country. A few examples are listed below, which link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are provided when available.
These audio series cover topics in renewable energy, energy policies, and energy infrastructure. Usually they do not need to be listened to sequentially, and by reading episode descriptions, you may find one that addresses your topic. Podcasts also have show notes where they link to guest information, and resources mentioned in the episode. Podcasts can be listened to directly on their website or through a podcast app.