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New UK funding bid for African solar thermal

 
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PS_RalphW



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PostPosted: Mon Oct 20, 2014 10:54 am    Post subject: New UK funding bid for African solar thermal Reply with quote

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-29551063

2GW by 2018 for less than the price of Offshore wind or nuclear.

Sounds too good to be true. In a stable world I would snap it up, but
I'm not sure that Africa is going to be a stable place by 2018 or beyond.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 21, 2014 6:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

All well and good, but can you fry an egg on it? Laughing

See also: http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/green-living/saharan-sun-could-power-uk-homes-in-8bn-plan-to-build-100-sq-km-solar-farm-9807292.html
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