Posted: December 4, 2012 by tallbloke in solar system dynamics

Sunny climes where solar PV can really get to work…


γκαναMany African countries receive on average 325 days per year of bright sunlight. This gives solar power the potential to bring energy to virtually any location in Africa without the need for expensive large scale grid level infrastructural developments.

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  1. Richard111 says:

    “”A recent study indicates that a solar generating facility covering just 0.3% of the area comprising North Africa could supply all of the energy required by the European Union.””

    What? 24 hours a day? That’s nice. /sarc

  2. tallbloke says:

    Richard: Go to bed early, cycle to work, and don’t breathe too hard while you’re about it.

  3. kuhnkat says:

    Don’t worry Richard, they will use all that daylight power to flip ginormous hourglasses to generate energy at night and in inclement weather!! 8>)

  4. kuhnkat says:

    I’m sure you have heard of “natives” tapping oil lines for free energy? Wait till you see them tapping those power lines running to the Eurozone. I think barbecued will be an understatement.