- Submitted by: International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
- Topic: Energy
- Keywords: indicators, renewable energy, access to energy, energy efficiency
- Location: worldwide
- Date of completion: 2014
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Deliverables & Resources
- This voluntary initiative came from Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All)
Global Solar and Wind Atlas Initiative
Partner(s)IRENA Members and IRENA Signatories
Open to additional partners
Description/achievement of initiativeAssessment of renewable energy potentials to countries, sufficiently documented to initiate financing for ground measurement campaigns in strategic locations, plan investments and infrastructures.
Implementation methodologiesProvide an authorative assessment of renewable energy potentials to countries, sufficiently documented to initiate financing for ground measurement campaigns in strategic locations, plan investments and infrastructures. The initiative is carried on under the Clean energy Ministerial Multilateral Solar and Wind working group. Supporting countries are Australia, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Mexico, Norway, South Africa, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America.
|A global portal for renewable potentials will be available end 2012.||2012|
|Tested indicators will be developed for each datasets (solar and wind), future advanced datasets would incorporate an uncertainty estimate.||2013|
|Through active and wide participation of supporting countries, data on bioenergy, geothermal and hydropower will be added to the atlas.||2014|