The European Union is planning on setting up solar panels in the Sahara Desert to tap into the vast amounts of solar energy the area could produce:
The European Union is backing projects to turn the plentiful sunlight in the Sahara desert into electricity for power-hungry Europe, a scheme it hopes will help meet its target of deriving 20 percent of its energy from renewable sources in 2020.
That would be Africa hot.
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