Thursday, December 06, 2012 1:39 pm
News Summary: Middle East warms to solar energy
By The Associated Press
NEW DAY DAWNING: Technological advances have pushed costs down, and many oil-gas rich countries are reconsidering renewables amid demands for power to fuel their booming economies and rapidly growing populations.
RENEWABLE-READY: Egypt and Qatar say they will produce 20 percent of their energy from renewables by 2020 and 2024, respectively.