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The Cerro Dominador solar power plant in the Atacama Desert, the driest desert in the world, with the highest levels of direct solar radiation on the planet.

IMF Photo/Tamara Merino, 30 June 2021, Maria Elana, Chile

The Cerro Dominador solar power plant produces 110 MW, which are directly connected to the National Electric System.

IMF Photo/Tamara Merino, 30 June 2021, Maria Elana, Chile

A worker stands next to the heliostats. With a total weight of 1.8 tons each, there are 10,600 heliostats (mirrors), which concentrate solar radiation onto the solar receiver, located at the top of a 250-meter-high tower.

IMF Photo/Tamara Merino, 30 June 2021, Maria Elana, Chile

A general view of the Valenzuela Solar Farm in Valenzuela City, Metro Manila, Philippines. 32,000 solar panels are installed on the 11-hectare area.

IMF Photo/Lisa Marie David, 30 April 2021, Valenzuela, Metro Manila, Philippines

A cyclist passes by solar panels at the Valenzuela Solar Farm in Valenzuela City, Metro Manila, Philippines. 32,000 solar panels are installed on the 11-hectare area.

IMF Photo/Lisa Marie David, 30 April 2021, Valenzuela, Metro Manila, Philippines

Jovanie Pontillo, co-owner of a shop specializing in solar energy, sits in front of his store.

IMF Photo/Lisa Marie David, 30 April 2021, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines

Workers from PHILERGY, a German-Filipino supplier and installer of solar energy, install solar panels at a house.

IMF Photo/Lisa Marie David, 28 May 2021, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

A woman catching fish in the river close to the Sundarbans forest area, Bangladesh. People in the region suffer from a water shortage in the dry season as a result of increasing salinity in the groundwater, and of the river Satkhira, caused by rising sea levels.

IMF Photo/K M Asad, 25 April 2021, Sundarbans, Bangladesh

A dry farming land near the Sundarbans forest area, Bangladesh. People in the region suffer from a water shortage in the dry season as a result of increasing salinity in the groundwater, and of the river Satkhira, caused by rising sea levels.

IMF Photo/K M Asad, 27 April 2021, Sundarbans, Bangladesh

Villagers making a dam to protect the village from the high tide water In the Sundarbans forest area, Bangladesh.

IMF Photo/K M Asad, 26 April 2021, Sundarbans, Bangladesh

People use solar panels for electricity in the Sundarbans forest area, Bangladesh. People in the region suffer from a water shortage in the dry season as a result of increasing salinity in the groundwater, and of the river Satkhira, caused by rising sea levels.

IMF Photo/K M Asad, 25 April 2021, Sundarbans, Bangladesh<

People wearing protective masks against Covid-19 are seen on the edge of the village of Cacau Pirêra, in Iranduba, Amazonas, Brazil, buying fish. The state of Amazonas is expecting a record high of its rivers.

IMF Photo/Raphael Alves, 6 April 2021, Iranduba, Amazonas, Brazil

Trees stand in the Florestal Reserve Adolpho Ducke in Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil.

IMF Photo/Raphael Alves, 3 April 2021, Amazonas, Brazil

Wind turbines in the Dun Law Wind farm in the Scottish Borders. The farm, which is to the south of Edinburgh, became operational in 2000 and is operated by Scottish Power Renewables.

IMF Photo/Crispin Rodwell, 14 April 2021, Scotland

Wind turbines are silhouetted against the setting sun near Galashiels in the Scottish Borders.

IMF Photo/Crispin Rodwell, 24 April 2021, Galashiels, Scotland

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