The Sahara covers Algeria Chad Egypt Libya Mali Mauritania Morocco Niger Western Sahara Saudi Arabia Sudan and Tunisia, extending over 9000000 km². It’s the largest/hottest/sunniest subtropical desert with a year-round sunshine duration of 4,000 hours (or 91.3%) of daylight. Earth’s total current energy consumption rate is about 13.5 terawatts (TW). If we cover just 0.3% of the Sahara with solar panels that would provide us with 630 terawatts of power-more than 46 times our current energy…

Solar power to the people: green energy could boost African development

The Sahara covers Algeria Chad Egypt Libya Mali Mauritania Morocco Niger Western Sahara Saudi Arabia Sudan and Tunisia, extending over 9000000 the largest/hottest/sunniest subtropical desert with a year-round sunshine duration of hours (or of daylight.

Desert Dream - Ibex Sand Dunes, Death Valley National Park by Joshua Cripps, via Flickr

Desert Dream - Ibex Sand Dunes, Death Valley National Park by Joshua Cripps

sand....it almost looks like something out of a movie where the evil villan is getting ready to materialize.

Blowing Sand in the Desert Beautiful Nature Photography. Looks like a dragon.

73 - Sahara Desert, Algeria / Chad / Egypt / Libya / Mali / Mauritania / Morocco / Niger / Western Sahara / Sudan / Tunisia

The Sahara Desert.

Camels in the Sahara desert, Merzouga, Morocco. Will never forget climbing up the peak of one of these dunes and watching the sunrise.

Desert/Ripples and Flames

~~Ripples and Flames ~ sand dunes, Empty Quarter, United Arab Emirates by Marc Adamus~~

~~Hourglass | an impressive cloud formation passes over the Mesquite sand dunes in Death Valley National Park, California by Ted Gore~~

An impressive cloud burst formation passes over the Mesquite sand dunes in Death Valley National Park, California. "Hourglass" - Photo by Ted Gore


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