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

Simulating Bioenergy Potential

A new IRENA online simulator, estimates potential yields of bioenergy produced anywhere in the world, and is looking to the public to help validate its data.

  • December 2016

New Solar & Wind Maps Downloadable on IRENA Global Atlas

This past May, IRENA’s Global Atlas for Renewable Energy unveiled a new feature that allows users to download renewable resource data from selected datasets for offline analysis.

  • August 2016

Renewable Resource Data Now Available for Free Download

Today, IRENA launched a new version of the Global Atlas for Renewable Energy, the online renewable energy mapping platform. For the first time, the platform allows users to download resource data for offline analysis, and to print and...

  • May 2016

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

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

Side event at Rio+20 "IRENA Global Atlas – Mapping the world’s renewable energy resources"

ministers and senior officials participating in a side event on 19 june 2012 at the rio+20 united nations conference on sustainable development stressed the importance of international cooperation for mapping the world’s renewable energy resources.

  • June 2012