Photo Gallery: Turning Desert Sun into Electricity 04/30/2008
 The Trans-Mediterranean Renewable Energy Cooperation (TREC) is a network of...
Solar Millennium AG

The Trans-Mediterranean Renewable Energy Cooperation (TREC) is a network of scientists and politicians from various countries who have taken it upon themselves to solve Europe's energy problem. Their vision, which they call Desertec, is to turn desert sun into electricity, thereby harnessing inexhaustible, clean and affordable energy. Under their scheme, so-called parabolic trough collectors collect sunlight like a magnifying glass ...