A map‑based tool for identifying areas within the United States that may be suitable for clean power generation.
Launch Tool

About the Tool

The Energy Zones Mapping Tool is a free online mapping tool to identify potential clean energy resource areas within the United States.

This web site provides information about the project, background on the energy resources, and details on the data layers used in the tool. There are also links to policies and regulations, printable maps, documents, and related links.

See our YouTube Channel for an archive of EZMT webinars and training videos.


Getting Started

Click the Launch Tool button above to start the tool, on the image below to view an introductory video, or use the Help menu at the top of the page for more detailed directions.

Play Introduction Video

We are interested in your feedback. Please email your comments to ezmt@anl.gov.


September 09, 2016
The following mapping layers were updated and extended to a U.S. extent:

August 01, 2016
The following mapping layers were updated and extended to a U.S. extent:

May 05, 2016
The Electrical Transmission Report has been updated and extended to run for the full...

Partners and Sponsors

This project is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Eletricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. The Eastern Interconnection States' Planning Council (EISPC) led the original development, with research support and technical assistance from Argonne National Laboratory, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.  More >