Project Details

Minnesota Solar Suitability Analysis

Mapping solar radiation in Minnesota

By University of Minesota

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  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Data
  • Geolocation

The Minnesota Solar Suitability Analysis is a semester-long group project in the Masters of Geographic Information Science programme at the University of Minnesota. The project aims to map solar potential on a large scale across Minnesota using Lidar data and GIS technology. 

Results are presented in an interactive map and data is available so that companies and individuals know about solar potential in their area.

Last updated: 13th of August, 2014

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