Research predicts wind and solar could green the Sahara

by Jason Deign, Greentech Media

Installing large-scale wind and solar projects in the Sahara could increase rainfall and help the desert bloom, according to research released this month. The U.S.-led study used a climate model to show how renewable infrastructure could change local weather patterns in deserts.

The research showed large-scale solar and wind installations could lead to an increase in local temperature and a more than twofold uplift in rainfall, particularly in the Sahel region south of the Sahara.

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