Burkina Faso - Solar irradiation and PV power potential map

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Map with solar irradiation and PV power potential in Burkina Faso. The GIS data (AAIGRID and GEOTIFF) stems from the Global Solar Atlas (http://globalsolaratlas.info). The link also provides a poster size (.tif) and midsize map (.png). The Global Solar Atlas is continuously updated. Provided GIS data layers include long-term yearly average of: (1) PVOUT – Photovoltaic power potential [kWh/kWp] (2) GHI – Global horizontal irradiation [kWh/m2] (3) DIF – Diffuse horizontal irradiation [kWh/m2] (4) GTI – Global irradiation for optimally tilted surface [kWh/m2] (5) OPTA – Optimum tilt to maximize yearly yield [°] (6) DNI – Direct normal irradiation [kWh/m2].

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Source http://globalsolaratlas.info/
Author Albertine Potter van Loon
Last Updated May 31, 2019, 09:06 (UTC)
Created July 23, 2018, 15:56 (UTC)
Topic Renewable energy; Solar; Resource assessments
Country Burkina Faso
Coordinate Reference System EPSG:4326
Published year 2018
Group Solar irradiation and PV power potential maps

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