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  • Energy efficiency
    Renewable energy
    Solar

    Mexico City - Sample Rooftop Solar Mapping Potential Popular

    Last Updated:
    November 27, 2023
    Countries:
    Mexico
    Regions:
    Latin America & Caribbean
    Views:
    225
    This dataset contains solar rooftop potential data (installable capacity, estimated electricity generation) for a sample area of interest in Mexico City. The data was gathered by extracting building rooftop footprint polygons from very...
  • Energy access
    Renewable energy

    SE4ALL Database Popular

    Last Updated:
    March 30, 2017
    Regions:
    Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia
    Views:
    379
    The “Sustainable Energy for all (SE4ALL)” initiative, launched in 2010 by the UN Secretary General, established three global objectives to be accomplished by 2030: to ensure universal access to modern energy services, to double the...
  • Climate

    World - Climate Watch Popular

    Last Updated:
    March 30, 2022
    Regions:
    Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia
    Views:
    211
    Climate Watch is an online platform designed to empower policymakers, researchers, media and other stakeholders with the open climate data, visualizations and resources they need to gather insights on national and global progress on...
  • Renewable energy
    Resource assessments
    Wind

    Offshore Wind Technical Potential Popular

    Last Updated:
    March 3, 2021
    Countries:
    Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Brazil + 50
    Regions:
    Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia
    Views:
    2777
    This dataset presents the technical potential for offshore wind development at the country level, split into potential for fixed and floating foundations. The files are grouped per WB regions and delivered in PDF, .SHP, .KMZ (CRS:4326)...
  • Energy efficiency
    Renewable energy

    Grenada - Rooftop Solar Potential Mapping Popular

    Last Updated:
    April 15, 2022
    Countries:
    Grenada
    Regions:
    Latin America & Caribbean
    Views:
    399
    This dataset contains solar rooftop potential data (suitable rooftop area, installable capacity, estimated yearly electricity generation, and building type ) at individual building structure level for a sample area of interest in Grenada...
  • Resource assessments

    World- Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources: Shale Basins Popular

    Last Updated:
    March 31, 2022
    Regions:
    Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia
    Views:
    200
    The West Virginia Geographic Information Systems Technical Center (WVGISTC) and West Virginia University (WVU) collaborated with the World Resources Institute (WRI) to compile digital GIS geometry and attribute data of major natural...
  • Energy access

    World - Night Light Annual Composite Popular

    Last Updated:
    May 31, 2019
    Regions:
    Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia
    Views:
    244
    The Earth Observations Group (EOG) at National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)/National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) is producing a version 1 suite of average radiance composite images using nighttime data from the...
  • Energy access

    Access to MECS Players Database Popular

    Last Updated:
    November 30, 2021
    Regions:
    Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia
    Views:
    332
    Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP). 2020. Access to Modern Energy Cooking Services: Players and Initiatives Database. Washington, DC: World Bank.
  • Renewable energy
    Resource assessments
    Wind

    Latin America and Caribbean - Wind Speed and Wind Power Potential Maps Popular

    Last Updated:
    February 13, 2019
    Regions:
    Latin America & Caribbean
    Views:
    319
    Maps with wind speed and wind power density potential in Latin America and Caribbean. The GIS data stems from the Global Wind Atlas (http://globalwindatlas.info/). The link provides poster size (.pdf) and midsize maps (.png).
  • Climate

    Methane Tracker Database Popular

    Last Updated:
    April 22, 2022
    Regions:
    Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia
    Views:
    237
    The database is subject to the IEA’s Terms and Conditions, available at https://www.iea.org/terms. This database presents the IEA’s country-by-country estimates of energy-related methane emissions. For the oil and gas sector, we present...
  • Climate
    Renewable energy

    Climatescope - Mapping the Global Frontiers for Clean Energy Investment Popular

    Last Updated:
    April 4, 2022
    Regions:
    Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia
    Views:
    908
    Climatescope 2017 tracks the conditions for clean energy investment on and off the grid, and provides a wealth of publicly-available information on 71 emerging markets in Africa, Asia and Latin America & the Caribbean. To learn more,...
  • Demographics

    Guatemala - High Resolution Settlement Layer Popular

    Last Updated:
    September 20, 2022
    Countries:
    Guatemala
    Regions:
    Latin America & Caribbean
    Views:
    137
    The High Resolution Settlement Layer (HRSL) provides estimates of human population distribution at a resolution of 1 arc-second (approximately 30m) for the year 2015. The population estimates are based on recent census data and...
  • Renewable energy
    Resource assessments
    Wind

    World - Wind Speed and Power Density GIS Data Popular

    Last Updated:
    March 20, 2020
    Countries:
    Bermuda, Canada, United States
    Regions:
    Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia
    Views:
    772
    GeoTIFF raster data with worldwide wind speed and wind power density potential. The GIS data stems from the Global Wind Atlas (http://globalwindatlas.info/). This link provides access to the following layers: (1) Wind speed (WS): at 3...
  • Resource assessments

    World - UNEP IRP Global Material Flows Database Popular

    Last Updated:
    March 30, 2022
    Regions:
    Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia
    Views:
    633
    Material flows and resource productivity indicators are central to monitoring the changing patterns of resource use as global economies grow. They are essential for monitoring progress towards SDG targets 8.4 ‘Resource Productivity’ and...
  • Solar

    World - Solar Stations Inventory Popular

    Last Updated:
    September 14, 2023
    Regions:
    Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia
    Views:
    716
    This dataset is a global inventory of known solar stations for which there is access to corresponding solar radiation measurement data, which aims to help improve developing country's knowledge and awareness of solar resources. Users are...
  • Energy access
    Transmission and distribution

    Global Transmission Network Popular

    Last Updated:
    October 6, 2023
    Regions:
    Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia
    Views:
    590
    This dataset contains a vector shapefile of global transmission networks from OSM power lines, from 2016.
  • Demographics

    Puerto Rico - High Resolution Settlement Layer Popular

    Last Updated:
    July 11, 2019
    Countries:
    Puerto Rico
    Regions:
    Latin America & Caribbean
    Views:
    128
    The High Resolution Settlement Layer (HRSL) provides estimates of human population distribution at a resolution of 1 arc-second (approximately 30m) for the year 2015. The population estimates are based on recent census data and...
  • Resource assessments

    World - USGS Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources Popular

    Last Updated:
    April 4, 2022
    Regions:
    Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia
    Views:
    193
    The Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources dataset shows the locations of the Assessment Units (AUs) in the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) World Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources. The assessment was conducted in 2012 and...
  • Solar
    Transmission and distribution

    World - Top 70 Floating Solar PV Plants Popular

    Last Updated:
    October 16, 2023
    Regions:
    Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia
    Views:
    188
    List of largest floating solar PV plants globally, prepared by Solarplaza and made available through http://www.solarassetmanagement.us/. Last updated November 2016 More information, and background article available at...
  • Climate
    Environment

    Global - Annual Average Methane Concentration Popular

    Last Updated:
    October 22, 2019
    Regions:
    Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia
    Views:
    186
    This raster maps average atmospheric methane concentrations in 2016. The data used to create it is from the NASA Aqua satellite (specifically the AIRS instrument) that records monthly average atmospheric methane concentrations. AIRS...
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