Global Wind Atlas

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The Global Wind Atlas is a free, web-based application developed to help policymakers, planners, and investors identify high-wind areas for wind power generation virtually anywhere in the world, and then perform preliminary calculations. The Global Wind Atlas facilitates online queries and provides freely downloadable datasets based on the latest input data and modeling methodologies.

The current version of the Global Wind Atlas (GWA 3.0) is the product of a partnership between the Department of Wind Energy at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU Wind Energy) and the World Bank Group (consisting of The World Bank and the International Finance Corporation, or IFC).

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Other
Languages Supported: 
English
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Energy and Extractives
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World
East Asia & Pacific
American Samoa
Australia
Brunei Darussalam
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Lao PDR
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Barbados
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Ethiopia
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Ghana
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Seychelles
Senegal
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South Sudan
Sudan
Eswatini
Tanzania
Togo
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Economy Coverage: 
Economy Coverage not specified
Number of Economies: 
234
Periodicity: 
Periodicity not specified

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Last Updated: 
October 1, 2019
Organization: 
DTU Wind Energy
Time Periods: 
June, 2020

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The Global Wind Atlas is a free, web-based application developed to help policymakers, planners, and investors identify high-wind areas for wind power generation virtually anywhere in the world, and then perform preliminary calculations. The Global Wind Atlas facilitates online queries and provides freely downloadable datasets based on the latest input data and modeling methodologies.

The current version of the Global Wind Atlas (GWA 3.0) is the product of a partnership between the Department of Wind Energy at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU Wind Energy) and the World Bank Group (consisting of The World Bank and the International Finance Corporation, or IFC).

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Time Periods: 
June, 2020
Economy Coverage: 
Number of Economies: 
234
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Data Classification of a Dataset: 
IEE
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Last Updated Date: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Organization: 
DTU Wind Energy
Modified date: 
18169
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Yes

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