Image of the Day: Saudi Arabia Eyes Going Solar
A sunset over the Saudi city of Hail. Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter, now wants to become a leader in renewable energy. According to Bloomberg, the country aims to have 41,000 megawatts of solar capacity within two decades, a shift that could potentially save 523,000 barrels of oil equivalent a day, in an attempt to pare back on oil used for desalinization and power plants.
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