www.reegle.info is a content-rich clean energy portal that draws more than 220,000 visitors per month; many from developing regions. It provides information from thousands of trusted sources and makes sense of it all with clear, concise presentation. All reegle.info data sets are available for re-use by others.
Making sense of the clean energy information flood
Operated by REEEP and REN21, reegle.info offers countless ways of filtering the mass of clean energy information, including:
- country energy profiles drawing statistics from nine dependable sources and presenting them in a clear, digestible framework
- clean energy search of the most authoritative sources on the web, and this search function can be integrated into other websites
- Catalogue of relevant key actors and stakeholders for most countries in the world
- Map search of energy statistics and potentials
- reegle blog with insights and background information
- clean energy and climate change glossary and thesaurus that visually maps related terms
- reegle Tagging API to help other clean energy websites make their own resources more searchable, and to suggest related content
- Open Data portal to make reegle.info data sets available to anyone
Linked Open Data champion
Through Linked Open Data, the portal maintains strong links to the databases of core knowledge brokers such as the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), Open Energy Information platform (OpenEI), the UK government data portal, DBpedia and the FAO AGROVOC thesaurus.
Strong usage in developing and emerging regions
The portal enjoys particularly strong usage in developing countries and emerging markets; REEEP's target regions.
Funded by a range of donors
reegle is a public online resource provided by REEEP (Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership) and REN21 (Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century). The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) and the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) have funded recent upgrades. The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), the Dutch Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment (MINVROM) and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management (BMLFUW) have also funded reegle.
- FAO thesaurus links with reegle
- New reegle Tagging API makes clean energy content searchable and findable
- Create your own energy statistics graphic on reegle.info: Linked Open Data in action