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Desertec Solar Power Project Abandoned by Shareholders

Desertec Solar Power Project Abandoned by Shareholders

The ambitious, multibillion dollar solar power project Desertec has been abandoned by all but three of its shareholders and will now continue in an "adapted format" as a consultancy. The project was

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Morocco Plans to Produce 14% of its Energy From Solar Power by 2020

Morocco Plans to Produce 14% of its Energy From Solar Power by 2020

Many countries in the Middle East and North Africa are embracing solar power to take advantage of the copious amount of sunlight they receive. Recently the Moroccan Agency For Solar Energy (MASEN)

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India Announces Plans to Produce 33.4 Gigawatts of Solar Energy by 2022

India Announces Plans to Produce 33.4 Gigawatts of Solar Energy by 2022

As the world's second-most populous country and a growing global power, India would do well to think about its energy future, and it seems to be doing just that - according to a report by Bridge to

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Solar Energy from Sahara Will Be Imported To Europe Within 5 Years

Solar Energy from Sahara Will Be Imported To Europe Within 5 Years

If just one percent of the Saharan Desert were covered in concentrating solar panels it would create enough energy to power the entire world. That's a powerful number, and the European Union has decided

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$555 Billion Sahara Solar Energy Belt Takes Giant Step Forward

$555 Billion Sahara Solar Energy Belt Takes Giant Step Forward

A giant step has been made in what will be the world's largest renewable energy project. While previously just a grand vision for the production of clean energy in the Saharan desert, the project now has

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World’s Largest Solar Project Planned for Saharan Desert

World’s Largest Solar Project Planned for Saharan Desert

If just 0.3% of the Saharan Desert was used for a concentrating solar plant, it would produce enough power to provide all of Europe with clean renewable energy. That is why 20 blue chip German companies

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Can Africa’s Sun Provide Power for Europe?

Can Africa’s Sun Provide Power for Europe?

Proving that we really are all in this together, Europe is considering plans to spend more than £5 billion on a system of large solar power stations in North Africa. This proposed solar power plan could

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