Tag Results for Mediterranean (7)

  1. Power Struggles and the Mediterranean Ring

    'The Mediterranean Ring' would make a fitting title for a high-voltage action thriller where cut-throat crime gangs vie for control in the labyrinthine medieval medina's of North Africa. Alas it is no such thing. And yet this project to connect the power grids of North Africa and Europe does boast a potentially destructive internal power struggle that could stymie its promise -- clean power supplies for Europe, economic development for North Africa, and a much needed bond between neighbors. MedRing's power struggle spilled into the daylight on November 21, 2005 when power engineers activated a …

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  2. Solar PoweRING the Mediterranean

    Engineers working in the teeming cities and lonely deserts of North Africa are creating the last links in a power grid that will ring the Mediterranean Sea. Sharing electricity over this 'Mediterranean Ring' could secure Europe's power supply with clean renewable energy, accelerating North Africa's development and knitting together two worlds that seem to be racing apart â'' those of Muslim North Africa and an increasingly xenophobic Europe. We make the case …

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