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07/19/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

$500 Billion In Funding For Saharan Solar Project?

Desertec seeks to transform Saharan Africa into a solar hub for Europe by constructing a supergrid of concentrating solar thermal plants (CSP) on 6,500 square miles of North African desert. They claim their scheme could eventually meet much of the continent's electricity needs.

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