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Sustainable Technology Communities

Outstanding open communities developing independent and free sustainable technology.

  • openmod-initiative - We believe that more openness in energy modelling increases transparency and credibility, reduces wasteful double-work and improves overall quality.
  • SustainOSS - Sustainability doesn't just mean code. How can we make our work sustainable environmentally, too? How can we share our knowledge of open source with other groups in the world?
  • LFEnergy - An open source foundation focused on the power systems sector, hosted within The Linux Foundation.
  • protontypes - Open accelerator for free and sustainable innovation.
  • Open Energy Family - The Open Energy Family aims to ensure quality, transparency and reproducibility in energy system research.
  • Open Climate Fix - Using computers to fix climate change.
  • os-climate - Open source to accelerate climate integrated investing.
  • Reiner Lemoine Institut - Independent non-profit research institution working towards a future with 100 % Renewable Energy in our three research units Transformation of Energy Systems, Mobility with Renewably Energy and Off-Grid Systems.
  • CliMA - An alliance of scientists, engineers and applied mathematicians, dedicated to pioneering a new, data-informed approach to climate modeling.
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory - Is transforming energy through research, development, commercialization, and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Our mission is to protect human health and the environment.
  • Earth System Community Modeling Portal - Is a large, community-oriented earth system modeling projects of broad interest.
  • RECO - A multinational research project funded by the European Commission. Its main goal is putting Open Science and other Responsible Research and Innovation approaches into action in a real research project in the photovoltaic sector.
  • ECMWF Summer of Weather Code - A collaborative programme where each summer several developer teams work on innovative weather- and climate-related software.
  • Vizzuality - A science and technology company focused on data visualization, web-GIS and tool development and committed to working on projects related to conservation, the environment and sustainable development.
  • CarbonPlan - Improving the transparency and scientific integrity of carbon removal and climate solutions through open data and tools.
  • OpenEnergyMonitor - A Open-source community to help us relate to our use of energy, our energy systems and the challenge of sustainable energy.
  • DTU Wind Energy - Technical University of Denmark Wind Energy.
  • ROpenSci - We help develop R packages for the sciences via community driven learning, review and maintenance of contributed software in the R ecosystem.
  • rosi - Developing computational and experimental tools to better understand how plants (roots in particular) interact with their environments.
  • Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research - Advancing the frontier of integrated research for global sustainability, and for a safe and just climate future.
  • Environmental Modeling Center - Responsible for the development and implementation of more than 20 numerical prediction systems.
  • openforis - Free open-source solutions for environmental monitoring.
  • WeEcology - Consists of Morgan Ernest's lab, which studies how ecological systems change through time and has a strong field work focus, and Ethan White's lab which uses computational and statistical methods to understand ecological systems using large ecological and environmental datasets.
  • Open Water Foundation - The Open Water Foundation is a nonprofit social enterprise that is working to provide an open source software platform to help organizations make better decisions about water.
  • JuliaClimate - A open Climate science community for Julia.
  • Pangeo Community - A community effort for big data geoscience.
  • Impact Makers - A global community of tech people who want to help fix the climate.
  • climateaction - Global community of tech professionals using skills, expertise and platforms to support solutions to the climate crisis.
  • Earth System Grid Federation - An open source effort providing a robust, distributed data and computation platform, enabling world wide access to Peta/Exa-scale scientific data.
  • Coastal Resilience - Coastal Resilience is a global network of practitioners who are applying an approach and web-based mapping tool designed to help communities understand their vulnerability from coastal hazards, reduce their risk and determine the value of nature-based solutions.
  • Unidata - Our mission is to transform the geosciences community, research, and education by providing innovative data services and tools.
  • The Life Cycle Initiative - A public-private, multi-stakeholder partnership enabling the global use of credible life cycle knowledge by private and public decision makers.
  • The Sustainable Development Solutions Network - Mobilizes global scientific and technological expertise to promote solutions for sustainable development, including the implementation of the SDGs.
  • National Center for Atmospheric Research - Provides the atmospheric and related Earth system science community with state-of-the-art resources, including supercomputers, research aircraft, sophisticated computer models, and extensive data sets.
  • Data Science for the Planet - An open-source community, public benefit technology company, and sustainable asset manager.
  • Ladybug Tools - Making environmental design knowledge and tools freely accessible to every person, project and design process.
  • Energy Web - Energy Web is accelerating a low-carbon, customer-centric electricity system by enabling any energy asset owned by any customer to participate in any energy market.
  • STEP - ESA is developing free open source toolboxes for the scientific exploitation of Earth Observation missions under the the Scientific Exploitation of Operational Missions programme element.
  • Climate Connect - Join the global climate action network to connect all climate actors on our planet.
  • Climate Change AI - Catalyzing impactful work at the intersection of climate change and machine learning.