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The World's Biggest Solar Farm Is Coming To A Desert In Egypt

By Marissa Higgins

The biggest solar farm in the world is set to open in the desert. The $2.8-billion Benban complex will open 400 miles south of Cairo in Egypt’s Western Desert. It's expected to open next year.

Without a doubt, this is a huge move for Egypt. The country has a complicated history with green energy. In fact, they've relied heavily on state-subsidized fossil fuels for a long time. Currently, about 90 percent of their electricity comes from oil and gas.