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+ - Palau looking into satellite power in next decade

Submitted by davidwr
davidwr (791652) writes "The island nation of Palau is looking into creating a satellite-to-ground power transmission system. The system will use low-orbit satellites to transmit power to a receiver in bursts, unlike some other plans which rely on geostationary satellites. The initial 1MW project is supposed to go online "as early as" 2012 for a cost of $0.8B. Time will tell if this is cost-effective compared to traditional solar or other sources of power."
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Palau looking into satellite power in next decade

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