West Africa and India - Hydropower Dams

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This database contains parameters gathered after an assessment of the technological potential for development of floating solar photovoltaic (PV) projects on existing hydropower dams and other reservoirs, starting with a pilot in FY18 focused on West Africa and India.
The database is primarily based on the information provided by FAO Aquastat Database (http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/sets/index.stm#dams) and on the data gathered from World Bank hydro projects.

The database will be included in the Global Solar Atlas (http://globalsolaratlas.info/) where they will be directly linked to the solar resource maps. The purpose of the resulting Floating Solar Atlas is to enable potential developers or stakeholders to quickly navigate to the site of interest and obtain information about the potential for development of a floating solar PV project.

Following the FY18 pilot, the work is likely to be scaled up to provide global coverage.

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Other
Languages Supported: 
English
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Topics: 
Energy and Extractives
GP & CCSAs: 
Energy & Extractives
Granularity: 
Geographical Coverage: 
Senegal
Togo
Ghana
India
Nigeria
Benin
Guinea
Côte d'Ivoire
Liberia
Mali
Burkina Faso
Sierra Leone
Niger
South Asia
Middle East & North Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Economy Coverage: 
Economy Coverage not specified
Periodicity: 
Periodicity not specified
Temporal Coverage: 
2017
Release Date: 
January 1, 2018

Last Updated

Last Updated: 
April 9, 2018

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EnergyData.info

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Harvest Source ID: 
1c9561d8-47d3-4535-a1e6-825c62102542
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Publisher Name: 

Clara Ivanescu

Time Periods: 
January, 2018

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This database contains parameters gathered after an assessment of the technological potential for development of floating solar photovoltaic (PV) projects on existing hydropower dams and other reservoirs, starting with a pilot in FY18 focused on West Africa and India.
The database is primarily based on the information provided by FAO Aquastat Database (http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/sets/index.stm#dams) and on the data gathered from World Bank hydro projects.

The database will be included in the Global Solar Atlas (http://globalsolaratlas.info/) where they will be directly linked to the solar resource maps. The purpose of the resulting Floating Solar Atlas is to enable potential developers or stakeholders to quickly navigate to the site of interest and obtain information about the potential for development of a floating solar PV project.

Following the FY18 pilot, the work is likely to be scaled up to provide global coverage.

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Modified Date
2020-04-15
Release Date
Periodicity
Identifier
cc1380e5-1067-44c7-bdac-4663572f96f8
Temporal Coverage

2017

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Type: 
Languages Supported: 
Time Periods: 
January, 2018
Economy Coverage: 
Publisher Name: 
Clara Ivanescu
GP & CCSAs: 
Data Classification of a Dataset: 
Source Type: 
IEE
Release Date: 
Monday, January 1, 2018
Last Updated Date: 
Monday, April 9, 2018
External Contact Email: 
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Harvest System ID: 
1c9561d8-47d3-4535-a1e6-825c62102542
Modified date: 
17630
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Yes

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