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“Within 6 Hours Deserts Receive More Energy from the Sun than Humankind Consumes Within a Year”

  This is a nice quote from the Desertec site that, featured on the image above, that I thought made for another nice, short weekend share. And, of course, that’s a pretty stunning statistic. Any wonder why some of the world’s top companies are putting over half a trillion dollars into Desertec? Thanks to one [...] Related posts: What Happens When There’s a Huge Solar Energy Spill? Deser
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  Our quick post the other day on a fun image noting that deserts receive more energy from the sun in 6 hours than humankind consumes within a year was quite popular, as was Vote Solar’s witty solar energy spill billboard, so I figu...

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