mrwolf007 writes: Several large german companies are planning the worlds largest solar center. At an estimated cost of 400 billion euros the center is supposed to provide 15% of the electricity for Europe. The center will be built in Africa and use parabolic mirrors to heat a special oil which in turn powers large turbines. The center is planned to be operational in 10 years. Original article (in german).
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