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Dr Gerry Wolff PhD CEng
The UK may begin to import solar electricity from North Africa quite soon using existing transmission lines. As quantities of electricity increase, transmission lines may be upgraded.
The TRANS-CSP report calculates that CSP is likely to become one of the cheapest sources of electricity in Europe, including the cost of transmission.
A plan to supply the whole of Europe with clean solar power from desert regions in North Africa and the Middle East has now been debated in the House of Commons.
There is no need for nuclear power because there is a simple mature technology that can deliver huge amounts of clean energy without any of the headaches of nuclear power.
Prince Hassan bin Talal of Jordan presents White Paper to EU Parliament
Where there is no life, no food or drink, no shops, no entertainment, or a general absence of anything of value, we may say 'It's a desert!'