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United Arab Emirates : IRENA to set up world's first universal Renewable Energy Atlas.

At Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirate UAE, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has established world's first Global Renewable Energy Atlas on 13 January.

For concurring, the launching of the Global Atlas, with the opening of IRENA's two-days Third Assembly 13-14 January.

IRENA stated that, the Global Atlas is a comprehensive information platform on the potential of renewable energy as well as offers resource maps from leading technical institutes worldwide and tools for evaluating the technical potential of renewable energies.

Renewable energy databases basically aims on particular aspects,like physical information on insulation or wind speed.

The Atlas incorporates all the the aspects and information needed, from resources to potential and includes accompanying information like as socio-economic data, policies and support mechanisms, and infrastructure data and with the help of jint venture, the Atlas will be continuously expanded.

At present, project charts solar and wind resources across the globe,still there are plans to expand its focus over the coming years, comprising the information on all sources of renewable energy.

The thirty-nine countries that have declared their support for the development of the Global Atlas by signing the 'Statement of interest for the Global Renewable Energy Atlas.

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