IN DEPTH: Middle East sees the light

First Solar's approach points the route back into the black for the solar industry

Workers examine First Solar panels at the 13MW first phase of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum PV plant in Dubai

The oil-rich countries of the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) have often seemed like the last places on Earth that would embrace renewables — with cheap, plentiful fossil fuels, why bother with more expensive and less predictable energy sources?

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