I spent some time creating a shiny app in R which allows users to access monthly energy production data from power plants in the U.S. which report to the Energy Information Administration (www.eia.gov). The app is driven via a Digital Ocean droplet.
I spent some time creating a Shiny App which interfaces with the National Climatic Data Center using the excellent rnoaa R-package. Not everything in the app works perfectly but it does some useful things. The app is driven via a Digital Ocean droplet.