Science & Technology
Space power zapped from space by lasers
By T.K. Randall
November 10, 2009 · 6 comments
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In an ambitious new project that could take over 20 years to complete Japan are aiming to collect solar power in orbit and then beam it down to Earth through the use of laser beams or microwaves.
Japan is aiming to collect solar power in space and zap it down to Earth using laser beams or microwaves. The island nation's government has picked companies and researchers to turn the multi-billion pound dream of unlimited clean energy into reality by 2030.
Source: Sky News
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