Japan Plans to Beam Solar Power From Space by 2025 – engadget


Japan could be just two years away from beaming the Sun’s rays from space to solar power-generating sites on the Earth’s surface, engadget has reported.

Tokyo and JAXA, the country’s space administration, have spent decades working on sourcing solar energy from space and according to the report, citing the Nikkei, the public-private partnership is close to being able to deploy a series of small satellites in orbit which would deflect the solar energy to arrays hundreds of miles away.

Read the full story: engadget


  • By Sean O’Meara


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Sean O'Meara

Sean O'Meara is an Editor at Asia Financial. He has been a newspaper man for more than 30 years, working at local, regional and national titles in the UK as a writer, sub-editor, page designer and print editor. A football, cricket and rugby fan, he has a particular interest in sports finance.

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