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NREL develops an array of maps to support renewable energy development and generation projects. To find a map for your project, explore the collections below.

These maps are available for use free of charge. If you need attribution or permission information, contact us and provide a link to the map you want to use and a description of how you intend to use it.


Maps of the biomass resource in the United States by county


Maps of geothermal power plants, resources for enhanced geothermal systems, and hydrothermal sites in the United States



Maps of hydrogen production facilities, transportation infrastructure, hydrogen demand centers, and hydrogen potential in the United States

Marine and Hydrokinetic

Maps of marine and hydrokinetic resources in the United States



Maps of solar radiation resources in the United States


Maps of wind resource potential for the United States and its territories



Sample maps of international renewable resource analysis