Funding organisation: IRENA
NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory), USA
ARMINES (Association pour la Recherche et le Développement des Méthodes et Processus Industriels), France
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, UAE
DTU (Technical University of Denmark), Denmark
Project Duration: 2012 - 2014
Contact: Carsten Hoyer-Klick
The Global Atlas is a collective initiative of many countries lead by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to create a global information platform for renewable energies. To achieve this goal the Global Atlas combines a renewable energy knowledge-database, a data-catalog and analysis tools in a comprehensive web application.
Under the technical lead of DLR a web-based geoinformation portal has been developed in 2012-2014 which provides an easy access to
Since the initial release in January 2013, the Global Atlas is regularly updated by the participating organizations and institutes with new data and features.
DLR press release: http://www.dlr.de/dlr/presse/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10309/472_read-6082/year-all/#gallery/8622
You can find the atlas at: http://www.irena.org/GlobalAtlas/