World - Solar irradiation and PV power potential map

Map with worldwide Global Horizontal Irradiation (GHI), Direct Normal Irradiation (DNI) and PV power potential. The GIS data stems from the Global Solar Atlas ( Data is available as GEOTIF, AAIGRID or KML/KMZ file for GoogleEarth. The link also provides a poster size (.tif) and midsize map (.png).

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Author Albertine Potter van Loon
Last Updated May 16, 2020, 15:16 (UTC)
Created July 20, 2018, 19:07 (UTC)
Topic Renewable energy; Resource assessments; Solar
Region Africa; East Asia and Pacific; Europe and Central Asia; Latin America & Caribbean; Middle East and North Africa; South Asia
Status Complete
Coordinate Reference System EPSG:4326
Published year 2018
Group Solar irradiation and PV power potential maps