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Could Space-Based Solar Save The World? | Answers With Joe

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Solar power is on the rise, and that’s a good thing. But solar power has one major drawback – it can’t make energy at night, which is literally half the time.

But there is a place where you have constant sun, 24 hours a day, with no cloud cover, and get twice as much energy – outer space.

Could giant solar panels in space be the key to unlimited energy?

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Cal Tech Space Solar project

What If

Life Noggin

ExplainingTheFuture

Real Engineering

https://www.space.com/26175-peter-glaser-solar-power-satellite-obituary.html

Nasa Fresh Look Studies: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576598000757

United States National Security Space Office Studies

Space-Based Solar Power As an Opportunity for Strategic Security

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/sci/tech/8467472.stm

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2009/apr/16/solar-energy-farms-space

http://www.solarenspace.com/solaren-space-solar/ssp-overview/#works

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