Global Atlas for Solar and Wind

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 12 November, 2013 - 15:58

The Global Atlas is the comprehensive information platform on the potential of renewable energy. It provides resource maps from leading technical institutes worldwide and tools for evaluating the technical potential of renewable energies. It can function as a catalyst for policy development and energy planning, and can support investors in entering renewable energy markets.

This is an online GIS where you can do your own map using the data/services made available by the Atlas. You can added aditionnal data layers from  the web. You can export your output maps

 Registration is free 


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Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 14 November, 2013 - 10:47. - #1

Re: Global Atlas for Solar and Wind- UPDATE layers

This edition includes the Global Atlas Quizz – post your answers at: potentials[at]irena[dot]org

IRENA is also please to release the RSS feed for the Global Atlas News -

News from IRENA



Latest dataset additions

(New) Solar Maps from HelioClim3-MC for 2005 (Africa, Europe, Middle East, parts          of Asia, parts of Latin America)

                (New) National wind atlas of Tunisia

                (New) Solar and wind maps of Mali

                (New) Secretariat of Pacific Communities’ solar maps for Chuuk, Kosrae, Pohnpei and Yap          

                (Update) Wind maps of Africa, Europe, Latin and Central America 10 km, 10 m height, by CENER

                (Update) Validated wind maps for the Wind Atlas for South Africa (WASA)

                (Update) UAE solar atlas developed by the Research Center for Renewable Energy Mapping and Assessment (ReCREMA) at Masdar Institute in Abu Dhabi.