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Arctic Renewable Energy Atlas

Solar - Wind - Hydro - Geothermal - Biomass - Tidal

The Arctic Portal is a comprehensive gateway to Arctic information and data on the internet, increasing information sharing and co-operation among Arctic stakeholders and granting exposure to Arctic related information and data. For this purpose, Arctic Portal works in close collaboration with partners all over the world, developing new projects and initiative. Ultimately the Arctic Portal is working to increase Arctic-related knowledge. The Arctic Portal Mapping System provides visual information about Arctic related information through various databases and websites. Contact: Halldór Jóhannsson Norðurslóðagáttin ehf, Skipagata 12, PO Box 170, 602 Akureyri, Iceland, tel. +354 462 2800, mob. +354 899 2929, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Institute of the North is a non-partisan policy center that provides best practices from around the Circumpolar North to address critical challenges and take advantage of timely opportunities stemming from an increasingly active region. The Institute hosts initiatives that cross sectors and jurisdictions to empower northern peoples, increasing knowledge of northern issues at local, national and international levels of governance while strengthening Alaskans’ voices in decision-making processes. The Institute of the North has been the project lead for the AMATII and Arctic Energy Summit SDWG projects, the Secretariat for the Circumpolar Infrastructure Task Force for SDWG, and the editor of AMSA for PAME. Contact: Nils Andreassen, Executive Director, Institute of the North, 1675 C St., Suite 106, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA (o) 907 786-6324 (c) 907 351-4982, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

These organizations will work together to deliver AREA, each bringing unique but complementary expertise to advance a project consistent with the thematic priority of SDWG and the goals of the Arctic Council.

Arctic State, PP and Observer support

As a recommendation from now two Arctic Energy Summits, it is clear that Arctic communities, researchers and public officials have expressed an interest in seeing this project be successful. We are hopeful that a number of Arctic states and Permanent Participants will express strong interest in co-leading and/or participating in this project, and Observer States and Organizations are seen as potentially strong collaborators.


Project Co-Led by:

  • United States
  • Canada
  • Gwich’in Council International

Current funding contributing by:

  • Natural Resources Canada
  • U.S. Department of Energy
  • Government of Netherlands
  • Government of Iceland

Project Management Partners:

  • Institute of the North
  • Arctic Portal

Additional Partners:

  • Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
  • U.S. Department of State
  • Polar Knowledge Canada
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Data provided by:

  • Natural Resources Canada
  • NREL
  • NASA
  • University of Northern Iowa
  • GINA
  • Atlas – portal for access to map
  • Arctic Council
  • Sustainable Development Working Group
  • Institute of the North
  • Arctic Portal
  • Korean Maritime Institute

Designed and hosted by Arctic Portal