Algeria Able to Become First Solar Power Supplier to Europe, Africa

Algeria has the necessary potential to become the world's first supplier of solar energy-based power to Europe and Africa, international expert affirmed Saturday in Algiers, calling for an Algeria-EU energy partnership to fund this transition recommended in the country's energy model.

Thanks to its thermic solar potential in the Sahara, which equals 10 times the global consumption, should further exploit this comparative advantage to become a major world producer of power, said Gille Bonafi, international consultant and expert at the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts (ICE) of the United Nations during a colloquium on energy transition in Africa.


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