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American Energy Data Challenge

Over the next year, the U.S. Department of Energy will conduct four contests, which will award over $100,000 in prizes for the best ideas, apps, and visualizations.

Department of Energy - Energy Programs

Total Cash Prizes Offered: $100,000
Type of Challenge: Ideas
Submission Start: 11/06/2013 05:00 AM ET
Submission End: 02/09/2014 12:00 AM ET

This challenge is externally hosted.

You can view the challenge details here:


Enter the Contest #1, the Energy Ideas Contest by November 29, 2013. This challenge will focus on generating new ideas for using energy data to create high-value products, applications, services and research. We will award $10,000 in prizes for the best idea for using an existing Department of Energy dataset, the best idea for a "wish list dataset" that would be extremely valuable if it existed, and the best "killer idea" for a new energy-related application or service.