MAPSearch Launches ENvision Solar

ENvision, the next generation of energy mapping technology, introduces a new platform specifically designed for the solar and renewable energy sector

TULSA, Okla., July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ENvision, MAPSearch's online mapping platform, enables anyone to quickly locate, display, and analyze energy infrastructure using the same quality data licensed to our GIS customers. ENvision's easy-to-use platform is flexible and customizable, and its assets can be searched, sorted, and displayed according to numerous details, including owner, operator, voltage, and more.


MAPSearch developed the ENvision solar platform in response to overwhelming demand from the renewable energy sector for an easy-to-use, updated, and robust siting tool and quality data. "As we have seen a shift in the industry towards renewables, we have updated our offerings to include layers and data that would be beneficial to the solar industry," says Shawn McCarthy, Vice President and General Manager of MAPSearch. "This new platform brings together electric power infrastructure, wetlands data, parcel data, flood zones, and a solar resources basemap for a comprehensive view of the US marketplace. We hope these improvements will entice more companies to take a look at our innovative platform."

ENvision Solar Attribute Data includes:

Full MAPSearch datasets
Electric transmission lines coverage—for US/North America
Substations coverage—for US/North America
Power plants—for US/North America
Service territories—for US investor-owned utilities and public power entities
Parcel data—for more than 3,000 US counties and 140 million parcels
Wetlands data—for US
FEMA flood hazard zones—for US
Solar resources basemap
More than 20 basemaps to choose from
MAPSearch has been serving the GIS, oil & gas, and electric power communities for more than 30 years. For more information or to request a demo, please visit http://www.mapsearch.com/envision-info.html or stop by the Renewable Energy World booth #8417 at Intersolar North America.

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Founded in 1910 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, PennWell Corporation is a privately held and highly diversified business-to-business media and marketing services company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions for the following industries: oil & gas, electric power generation and delivery, hydropower, renewable energy, water and wastewater, lasers and optoelectronics, fiber optics, cabling, broadband, aerospace electronics, LEDs and lighting, fire and emergency services, and dental. PennWell publishes more than 130 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 50 conferences and exhibitions on six continents, and has an extensive offering of books, maps, websites, research, and database services. In addition to PennWell's headquarters in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the company has major offices in Nashua, New Hampshire; London, UK; Houston, Texas; San Diego, California; Fairlawn, New Jersey; Moscow, Russia; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and Hong Kong, China. For additional information about PennWell, visit www.pennwell.com.

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