Using data collected in 2012 and 2013, The City has created this solar potential dataset of all buildings within city limits. The data shows varying degrees of a roof’s solar exposure, on an annual basis, in generalized optimal conditions. The data model used to generate the map takes into account the shape of the terrain and the relative position of building rooftops and structures, existing infrastructure, and tree canopies. It doesn’t take into account weather conditions, such as cloudy days and precipitation that limit a roof’s direct solar exposure. It also does not reflect any new adjacent structures built after 2012 that may obstruct another building’s solar exposure.
The Yield levels are measured as kWh\m2\day. Yield values are interpreted as: Low Yield (0 - 0.87); Low Moderate Yield (0.87 - 1.74); High Moderate Yield (1.74 - 2.61); High Yield (2.61 - 3.48)
The compressed file for download is 3 GB. The uncompressed files are 3.35 GB. Data is arranged in Townships, with 16 GeoTiff image files in total.
The Solar map data is intended for information purposes only and as a preliminary solar opportunity assessment tool. It is not intended to be used as a decision making source of information for solar panel installations.
This dataset contains the job opportunities with The City of Calgary. City of Calgary employees operate the facilities, deliver the services and run the programs that support our city. Our corporate vision is “working together to create and sustain a vibrant, healthy, safe and caring community.” If you have a passion for public service and want to make a difference in the lives of all Calgarians, consider coming to work with us.
Depicts basic components of The City of Calgary's 2007 Environmental Reserve (ER) Setback Guideline policy, including the base setback based on stream order, and the additional setback modifier based on slope. This can be used as a starting point to scope out riparian-associated ER requirements for planned future developments. It can also be used within existing built areas of the city to highlight past lost ER opportunities.