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Geospatial Data Sciences

NREL's work in geospatial data sciences aims to develop, maintain, and disseminate data sets and maps on renewable energy resources, energy infrastructure, demographics, and the earth's physical geography to provide the foundation for energy analysis and decision-making.

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Geospatial Analysis

Our geographic information system models enable rapid visualization of data, support informed decisions on energy development across the globe, and provide the foundation for many analytical products and tools.

Resource Assessment

Our maps and tools enable renewable energy resource assessments at state, national, and international levels.