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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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  • Kyle H

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    Oct 24 2012: on top of the transmission issues, what would the life cycle be on cells in the sahara? I would think that a sand storm would damage the cells rather quickly along with the extreme temperatures.

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