Thursday, September 11, 2008

Energy Beams From Space?

Satellites in space gather solar energy and beam it to power grids on earth?














Image, treehugger.com


"A National Press Club address in Washington, D.C. this Friday will detail a "demonstration project concerning point-to-point wireless power transmission...

..The key idea is that space-based solar power satellites in Earth orbit would harvest plentiful solar energy in space - then convert that energy for transmission down to terra firma for distribution over power grids.."
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