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Benben Solar Park
Aswan, Egypt

An ambitious project, the Benben Solar Park is currently under construction and aims to be the largest solar farm in the world. It was opened and began producing energy in March this year, starting at 50 MW output. By mid-2019, they plan to be collecting over 1.6 GW of power. 

A massive complex, the entire site covers 37.2 km² and will eventually contain 32 solar plants, providing power for 350,000 people. Currently, funding has been secured for 29 of those solar plants.

With ample sunlight and plenty of open space, Egypt is well suited to solar energy, and authorities hope that the entire country will be able to be producing 90 GW of solar power by 2035.

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