Latest Space-based solar power Stories
Researchers at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland have made substantial progress toward harnessing the energy of the Sun from space. This solar power from space has the potential to change the future of renewable energy.
NASA's Space Technology Program is seeking proposals to develop solar array systems to enable space electric propulsion systems of the future.
Orbiting solar power plants that harness the sun’s energy from space and beam it to Earth could be economically viable within three decades based on technologies currently being tested.
Some solar devices, like calculators, only need a small panel of solar cells to function. But supplying enough power to meet all our daily needs would require enormous solar panels.
CHICAGO, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian patent 2,643,380 was issued March 22, 2011 for a method to store variable wind and solar power as heat in heavy oil formations, including oil sands and oil shale, and assigned to PyroPhase Inc. US Patent No. 7,484,561 was previously issued.
BERNIN, France and ABU DHABI, UAE, January 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Soitec (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of advanced solutions for the electronics and energy industries, reports excellent results for the company's concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) system in Jordan, which is connected to the nation's electrical grid.
Futron has released new analysis that benchmarks space technology among the top 10 leading space powers, which identifies specific technologies where countries optimize their economic and industrial competitiveness, or vice versa, where nations fail to effectively leverage technical capabilities.
Solar energy will play a crucial role in the energy mix of tomorrow as solar energy is available in unlimited quantities.
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