This Is The Area Of Solar Panels It Would Take To Power The World, Europe, And Germany
Spoiler: It's not very big.
These considerations only serve to point at the large potential of this energy resource and technology respectively. It should not give the impression [that this is] the only option for the expansion of renewable energies.
The general statement can be formulated that, from an ecological point of view, nothing is opposed to the expansion of solar thermal energy in North Africa and a transmission of the generated solar electricity to Europe.