Mapping wind energy in Africa

The IRENA Global Atlas is pleased to release the wind map of Africa. The map was developed by the Spanish Renewable Energy Research Center (CENER – The map displays the average annual wind speed calculated at 10km resolution and 10 m height over the entire continent for the period 01/2008 – 12/2012.
·         The continental and individual country maps can be accessed at::
·         The continental map is available at: