A study by the German Aerospace Center estimated that harnessing the sun's energy falling on just 6,000 square kilometers of desert in North Africa would supply energy equivalent to the entire oil production of the Middle East of 9 billion barrels a year.

"We increased the reflectivity of our mirrors by using better raw glass quality. The more transparent the glass, the higher the reflectivity value. We use an extremely transparent, white type of glass." Thomas Deinlein, Flabeg