Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Japanese company plans to build a ring of solar panels around the moon

The Japanese Shimizu Corporation construction firm’s research branch, CSP, unveiled a long-term planning project to install a belt of photovoltaic panels across the surface of the Moon. Power gathered from the 13,000 terrawatts of continuous solar energy the Moon’s surface receives daily would be beamed back to an Earth-based receiving station via microwave or laser transmission. The costs for this visionary construction would be truly astronomical.
Read more here: LUNA RING: Solar Energy from the Moon

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