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Blake Ekelund

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Sahara desert as a solar farm.

Instead of looking at the Sahara desert as a vast unusable wasteland, look at it as good as gold!

Think... If 0.3% of this desert were covered in solar panels, we would have enough energy to power Europe!

Now take that scale to 1%. We could power the U.S and Europe without the use of Nuclear, Coal, and other non renewable "harmful" substances.


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  • Oct 23 2012: I think this is a very good idea. The question is, who would have control over it? There's always going to be war over something that somebody doesn't have. There will never be absolute world peace. If there is an energy source this big and valuable, there's going to be more than one person that wants it. Although this is a very good alternative energy source, I think this could be a big mistake as well. This would also cost a lot of money to achieve. There are many factors, but this is a plausible idea.

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