Gallery: Construction to Begin on Saudi Arabia’s First Solar Farm Next ...

 

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The famously oil-rich nation of Saudi Arabia has announced the first stage of a staggering $109 billion investment in solar energy. Confirming reports earlier this year that the state plans to transition entirely to renewable energy sources in the coming decades, the Guardian reports that a Vice President at the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy declared to the state-run Saudi Press Agency that work is set to begin early next year on a large-scale solar farm.

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  1. Zachary Shahan November 27, 2012 at 6:15 pm

    Thanks for the coverage/credit, Charley. Exciting to see, eh?!

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