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UAE to get 'world's largest solar plant'

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posted on Jun, 12 2010 @ 08:10 PM
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UAE to get 'world's largest solar plant'


news.ninemsn.com.au

French oil firm Total and Spain's Abengoa Solar will partner with Abu Dhabi's alternative energy company Masdar to build "the world's largest" concentrated solar power plant, Masdar says.

The state-owned firm said it has selected a "consortium of Total and Abengoa Solar as a partner to own, build and operate Shams 1, the world's largest concentrated solar power plant and the first of its kind in the Middle East".
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posted on Jun, 12 2010 @ 08:10 PM
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The UAE is ideal for a solar plant site, due to its desert terrain and hot, dry Middle Eastern climate.



Alternative energy is gaining a foothold in an oil-rich region. It should give the Emirates a whole lot of hard currency and investment.


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posted on Jun, 12 2010 @ 08:30 PM
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The problem with these types of systems are they take out desert eco systems.

Making a very uninhabitable place that much more uninhabitable for plants, animals and humans.

It's no different than destroying another countries natural resources to create energy.



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