Bristol has a reputation for green activism, and will be European Green Capital in 2015. Local mayor George Ferguson is a local energy innovator and community activist, having put 31Kw of solar panels on a former Tobacco Factory which he
“The nation that leads the clean energy economy will be the nation that leads the global economy ” (President Barack Obama State of the Union address, January 27, 2010). We have all heard this or similar, time and time again.
Have you ever heard of the DESERTEC Industrial Initiative? If not, you are not alone. This private sector industrial consortium, assembled to generate a considerable portion of EU, Middle Eastern and North African (EUMENA) energy requirements, could become one of