Below you'll find some applications and maps that I find noteworthy. Some I created (biased, I know...), some I used for inspiration and some well, some are just fun to look at...
Spatial temporal visualization of modeled hourly energy generation (by technology) produced by the ReEDS Team at NREL.
Spatial temporal visualization of modeled hourly transmission flow, energy exports, and LMP. The modeled data was produced by the ReEDS Team at NREL.
U.S., Germany, Spain Solar Comparison
Great map representing the annual average solar resource of the US, Spain, and Germany.
Open PV Time Map
Visualization showing PV installations throughout the United States, based on the crowd sourced database known as Open PV.
Open PV Market Mapper
Flex Dashboard letting the user explore the Open PV database, a crowd source database of PV installations.
Home and Away: Iraq and Afghanistan War Casualties
Very impressive and respectful visualization of the casualties of the Afghan and Iraq war. Brought to you by CNN.
Watch the Growth of Walmart
See the rise and spread of Walmart throughout the United States. Brought to you by Flowing Data.