Latest Space-based solar power Stories
LONDON, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the solar power industry, Frost & Sullivan recognizes AZUR SPACE Solar Power GmbH (AZUR SPACE) with the "2009 World Solar Power Industry Growth Leadership Award." AZUR SPACE has carved a niche for itself in the field of space and terrestrial solar cell applications by providing high-performance solar cells.
EADS Astrium is looking for partners to help demonstrate a solar power mission in orbit.
Japan's space agency is serious when they say by 2030, they want to collect solar power in space and zap it down to Earth, using laser beams or microwaves.
NEW YORK, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Switzerland Trade and Investment Promotion USA (STIP) launched a new program on July 10 promoting green technologies from Switzerland for the United States under the brand Swiss Greentech.
A space elevator prototype, featuring a broomstick, has shaken up scientistsâ€™ approach to the century-old idea.
Nuclear power could make a comeback beyond Earth if NASA goes forward with a proposed a fission reactor in its future moon base. A fission-powered system could generate up to 40 kilowatts and give any lunar outpost enough power to supply eight houses on Earth.
By Brekke, Pal Space exploration is more than daring astronauts and thrilling astronomy. It has practical applications that are becoming increasingly apparent. Norway is a small but important space nation that envisions playing a larger role in this exploration than do most countries.
This story was updated at 3:13 p.m. EDT.
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/06b940/the_future_of_sola) has announced the addition of the "The Future of Solar Power: Key Technologies and Drivers for a Solar Future" report to their offering.
By O. Glenn Smith As America faces $4.50 a gallon gas, we also know that alternative energy sources - coal, oil shale, ethanol, wind and ground-based solar - are either of limited potential, very expensive, require huge energy storage systems or harm the environment.
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