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Building Solar Power Plants in Desert Areas Not Feasible

Solar panels need to be cleaned regularly for better output, but sand and dust is everywhere in the desert with very little, if any, water to wash the panels
Building Solar Power Plants in Desert Areas Not Feasible Building Solar Power Plants in Desert Areas Not Feasible

Iran is located in an arid and semi-arid region with over 300 sunny days in many parts that makes it suitable for harnessing solar energy.
However, according to the deputy energy minister, Mohammad Satkin, construction of solar power plants in desert areas is a mistake.
Satkin, who also is managing director of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization (Satba), said: “Facilities that convert energy from sunlight into electricity are of two types: solar thermal power plants and their photovoltaic peers,” Bargh News quoted him as saying.

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