Solar Associations, Networks and relevant links

CSP Today

EERA - European Energy Research Alliance

ESTELA - European Solar Thermal Electricity Association

HELIOSCSP - Solar Thermal Energy News

IEA - International Energy Agency

IRENA - International Renewable Energy Agency

ISES - International Solar Energy Society


STELA-World - World Solar Thermal Electricity Association

STG - ANU Solar Thermal Group

Solar irradiation maps

DLR - Global Concentrating Solar Power Potentials

Radiation map of the Mediterranean basin

IRENA Solar irradiation maps

Global Atlas for Renewable Energy

Meteonorm - Meteorological reference for worldwide weather data

Meteonorm Demo Datasets and Maps

REN21 - Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century

REN21 Interactive Map

SolarGIS database and online system - GeoModel Solar

World Map of Direct normal irradiation (DNI)
Europe Map of Direct normal irradiation (DNI)

Concentrating Solar Thermal (CST) toolkits

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) - System Advisor Model (SAM)

German Aerospace Center (DLR) – Greenius:The Green Energy System Analysis Tool

European Commission, Research & Innovation, Research Infrastructures

ESFRI - European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures

Research Infrastructures projects funded under Research and Technology (RTD) Framework Programmes