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Solar resource maps of Sub-Saharan Africa

The maps and data for Sub-Saharan Africa have been released in parallel with Global Solar Atlas, which is published by the World Bank Group, funded by ESMAP, and prepared by Solargis. All maps on this page are licensed by The World Bank under the Creative Commons Attribution license (CC BY 3.0 IGO). You are free to download, share, adapt, use the maps but you must give appropriate attribution: © 2017 The World Bank, Solar resource data: Solargis.

 

Photovoltaic Electricity Potential, Sub-Saharan Africa

Photovoltaic Electricity Potential

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Global Horizontal Irradiation, Sub-Saharan Africa

Global Horizontal Irradiation

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Direct Normal Irradiation, Sub-Saharan Africa

Direct Normal Irradiation

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