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Photovoltaic Geographical Information System (PVGIS)

Try the PVGIS tools:

PVGIS is available in English, French, Italian and Spanish for any location in Europe and Africa, as well as large part of Asia and America. 

PVGIS provides free and open access to:

  • PV potential for different technologies and configurations of grid connected and stand alone systems.
  • Solar radiation and temperature, as monthly averages or daily profiles.
  • Full time series of hourly values of both solar radiation and PV performance.
  • Typical Meteorological Year data for nine climatic variables.
  • Maps, by country or region, of solar resource and PV potential ready to print.
  • PVMAPS software includes all the estimation models used in PVGIS.



Map disclaimer

The designations employed and the presentation of material on the maps do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the European Union concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.