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Developing Desertec European Dream of Desert Energy Takes Shape

Can the Sahara Desert really meet Europe's voracious appetite for energy? The Desertec solar power project aims to do just that, but a host of obstacles remain. Overly optimistic expectations are now being scaled down as the project starts to take shape.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan