Desertec and Democracy Arab Spring Boosts Dream of Desert Power

Desertec is a multi-billion-dollar energy initiative that hopes to meet Europe's energy needs with solar power from the Sahara. The recent upheavals in North Africa have put the project in question. But many experts argue that the Arab Spring will actually help Desertec's grand vision become reality.
Von Alison Kilian
A solar plant near Las Vegas. The Arab Spring has raised questions about the future of the Desertec project.

A solar plant near Las Vegas. The Arab Spring has raised questions about the future of the Desertec project.

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