Purpose and Instructions for using GIS Solar Map


1. Solar Map

This section provides the months of the year and their respective GHI and PoA data for each of the three islands, Mauritius, Rodrigues and Agalega. A map corresponding to the selected site is displayed with a color code table values that represent the GHI or PoA in kWh/m2 for the different regions on the site.

How to use:

Click on 'Choose Month' to select the required month.

Click on 'Choose Data' to select GHI or PoA.

Click on 'Choose Island' to select your site.

Then click on 'Select'

2. Statistics

This section provides the GHI, PoA and temperature data on a daily and hourly basis for the months of the year for different locations in Mauritius.

How to use:

Click on 'Choose Site' to select the required site.

Click on 'Choose Month' to select the month of the year.

Click on 'Choose Type' to select the data type, daily or hourly.

Then click on 'Select'

3. Download

This section allows you to select the different sites in Mauritius and download the daily or hourly statistics during the months of the year.

How to use:

Click on 'Choose Month' to select the month of the year.

Click on 'Choose Site' to select the required site.

Then click on 'Select'

4. PV Education

This is an educative platform, offering in-depth details on photovoltaics, solar components and grid requirements and standard practices

5. Survey on PV Installers

This represents the results of a survey conducted for local PV installers/companies to know the different types of projects they have deployed and their installed capacities till now.

6. Forecast

The forecast section allows the prediction of energy or power for different sites in Mauritius.

How to use:

Click on 'Choose Site' to select the required site.

Click on 'Choose Forecast' to select the prediction type, energy or power.

Then click on 'Select'