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  • One such key megaproject could be the so-called Desertec project, which attempts to tap solar power in the Sahara desert for consumption in Europe.

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  • Now, Czisch\'s work is the basis for the 400 billion dollar North African Energy project, known as Desertec-i.e. the largest European and African energy development project undertaken.

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  • The project -- dubbed Desertec -- would aim to provide up to 15% of Europe's electricity by 2050, as well as address growing energy needs in North Africa and the Middle East.

    Firms Pursue Solar Power From Sahara

  • That could increase the willingness of banks and utilities to invest in a project called Desertec, which would harvest the sun's energy using a method known as concentrating solar power, or C.S.P., from the vast North African desert and deliver it as electricity, via high-voltage transmission lines, to markets in Europe.

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  • An American organization supporting the perennial fringe presidential candidate, Lyndon LaRouche, for example, called Desertec ‐ rather inexplicably ‐ a '' genocidal, Malthusian, energy plan. ''

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  • Prospects for the project, called Desertec, have blossomed over the past year, and this month 20 major German corporations are expected to announce the formation of a consortium that will provide the €400 billion needed to build a raft of solar thermal power plants in north Africa.

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  • An American organization supporting the perennial fringe presidential candidate, Lyndon LaRouche, for example, called Desertec - rather inexplicably - a "genocidal, Malthusian, energy plan."

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  • As James Kanter reported in our Green Inc. blog, the project took a step forward last week when a consortium of German businesses announced plans to pursue financing and otherwise hammer out details for Desertec, which is expected to cost about €400 billion, or $555 billion.

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  • A consortium of 12 companies including Siemens, E. ON and Deutsche Bank is planning a 400 billion euro ($597.3 billion) project, known as Desertec, to generate solar power in North Africa and export it to E.rope.

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  • An ambitious project called Desertec plans to build huge solar power plants in the Sahara desert to feed clean energy to Europe.

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