IRENA Global Atlas 3.0: Resource data for renewable energy professionals

Upgrade to IRENA’s renewable energy prospecting platform fosters user collaboration for developing more renewable projects.

  • June 2017

Seeing the Wind with the New Global Wind Atlas

As many countries look toward incorporating renewables into their energy mix, they seek reliable renewable energy data. In planning wind farms, for example, developers naturally pick areas with the highest wind speeds. In datasets that provide...

  • October 2015

Map Your Energy, Tweet and Win!

Show your Twitter chops, learn more about renewable energy potentials worldwide, AND enter to win a Crosskase solar charging backpack with just one Tweet!

  • September 2015

New IRENA App Turns Mobile Devices Into Renewable Energy Prospectors

Have you ever wondered what the renewable energy potential was for a region or specific location?

  • June 2015

New Tool Sheds Light On Global Geothermal Energy Potentials

A new tool to investigate global geothermal energy potentials is now available online, just ahead of next week’s World Geothermal Congress in Melbourne, Australia. The new and freely available gravity anomaly maps, the product of collaboration...

  • April 2015

Solar and wind energy create economic value

During the fourth meeting of the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM 4), international representatives explored resource assessment and value creation opportunities for solar and wind energy at a workshop co-organised by the International Renewable Energy...

  • May 2013

Global Renewable Energy Atlas attracts 24 new countries

The Global Atlas, the world’s first open-access resource map for renewable energy, attracted a surge of new interest on 13 January, with 24 countries joining the initiative, for a current total of 37 to date.

  • January 2013