The Desertec concept



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The Desertec concept
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North Africa and the Middle East are rich in solar energy. The clean electricity generated in North Africa could be transported to Europe via a distribution network. In addition, desalination plants operated with energy from solar-thermal power plants could produce drinking water for the desert states.
Credit: DESERTEC Foundation.
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