As technology continues to evolve, renewables will accord for an increasing share of energy production. With the Energy Web Atlas’ Renewable Energy Map you can stay ahead of the curve with the latest intelligence on renewable energy developments. Covering the full spectrum—geothermal, hydropower, nuclear, solar, tidal, wave, wind—of the renewable energy sector, the platform includes data on projects around the world.
Petroleum Economist produced the Global Renewable Energy Map in 2012, a snapshot of the renewable energy industry. Since then, the Cartographic Services Team has continued to research and accumulate data on the renewables sector. With the data’s integration into the Energy Web Atlas, subscribers will be able to access and interrogate the latest project information, review developments on a regional or local basis, and create bespoke, production quality maps.
Petroleum Economist produced the Global Renewable Energy Map in 2012, a snapshot of the renewable energy industry. Since then the Cartographic Services Team has continued to amass data on the renewables sector. We are now pleased to release our World Renewable Energy Map - Web Application, built on the brand's reputation for cartographic excellence, while allowing users enhanced flexibility in how they use the information. The World Renewable Energy Map now forms part of a new wider range of online mapping applications under the Energy Web Atlas brand. The renewable data has been migrated to the EWA, a new platform using the ESRI ArcMap software allowing subscribers to zoom from global overview to country-level detail, access project data, including status and ownership, filter the map view to create tailored maps and capture images for use in presentations and reports.
Select a variety of basemaps, generate graphs and review project data all from the same application.
Renewable energy is energy that is collected from renewable resources, which are naturally replenished on a human timescale, such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat. Renewable energy often provides energy in four important areas: electricity generation, air and water heating/cooling, transportation, and rural (off-grid) energy services.
For this application EWA is focusing in on the electricity generation which we have split into hydropower/hydroelectricity, wind, wave, solar, tidal and geothermal. Additionally we have included nuclear power in this map, seen as an alternative to conventional thermal power stations burning fossil fuels.