Renewable Energy Resource Mapping in Zambia

Project Details
Project Leads: Raihan Elahi and Francesa Fusaro
Primary Government Counterpart: The Ministry of Energy and Water Development, Zambia Electricity Supply Company (ZESCO), and Rural Electrification Authority (REA).
Project ID: P145271
Scope and appointed consultants: DNV GL (wind mapping) and Solargis (solar mapping)

GIS layers for the key solar and wind mapping outputs as well as maps and posters can be downloaded from the Global Solar Atlas and the Global Wind Atlas. All geospatial outputs are also available for visualization via the Irena Global Atlas. The measurement data is published on the EnergyData platform and it is freely available for download. Other outputs are listed below by project component.

  Phase 2 Outputs:
  Solar Radiation Measurement Data from the 6 installed sites across Zambia
  Site Installation Report
  Maps and Posters
  Phase 1 Outputs:
  Phase 2 Implementation Plan
Solar mapping GIS Data
  Candidate Site Identification Report
  Model Validation Report
  Solar Modeling Report
  Phase 2 Outputs:
  Tower Commissioning Reports
  Phase 2 Workshop (PPT Presentation)
  Wind Measurement Data for the 8 masts installed across Zambia
Wind mapping Phase 1 Outputs:
  GIS Data and LIB Files
  12x24 data for each grid cell
  Phase 2 Implementation Plan
  Candidate Site Identification Report
  Mesoscale Wind Modeling Report


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