April 17, 2024



The Race For Solar Power From Space Is On

Zero Hedge

By Tyler Durden – June 2, 2023

Authored by Tsvetana Paraskova via OilPrice.com,

  • A public-private Japanese partnership plans tests to beam space-generated solar power back to earth.

  • The cost to install massive solar panels in space to generate 1 gigawatt (GW) of electricity is expected to cost more than $7.2 billion

  • China also has ambitious plans to build a solar power station in space at a GW-level

In the latest ambitious project to use solar energy in space for powering the earth, a public-private Japanese partnership plans to test as soon as in 2025 if solar power generated in space can be beamed to the earth and converted into electricity.  

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