Orbiting Solar Satellite Energy -
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What is it? Its when Space Solar Power gathers energy from the sunlight in space and sends it wirelessly to Earth.


How can this be useful? Well Space Solar Power can solve our energy problems and our greenhouse gases emission problems. Plus its a new cleaner way of using energy and not only does it help, it solves our issue with environmental impacts. Because using this we can provide large quantities of energy to each and every person on earth without many negative impacts.


How much is there? The amounts available in space are literally billions times greater than what we use today. Considering that the sun is about 4.5 billion years old and we receive one part in 2.3 billion of the sun's output. Just think if we were to make space solar power a long term energy solution it would be by far the largest potential energy source available.




This is a demonstration of how this space solar power would work similar to.


Advantages of using Space Solar Power (Orbiting Solar Satellite Energy) -
  1. Well first there is no air in space, So there would be no interference receiving sunlight due to weather.
  2. A satellite could enlighten or light up over 99% of the time.
  3. It will be in Earth's shadow for about 75 minutes per night during spring and fall equinoxes.
  4. It can send power directly to the places that need them the most.
  5. It eliminates weather concerns such like cloud cover, wind, and other weather events because it resides well outside of any atmospheric gasses.
  6. It would eliminate the use of plant and wildlife. so we wouldn't have to interfere with the environment.

Disadvantages of using Space Solar Power -
  • The lifetime of the systems would have the expected range of a decade. Which makes it difficult to produce a lot or enough energy power to be economical.
  • The space debris play a enemy role for these systems because singles have went out due to large objects.
  • Only about half the power would be generated and delivered to the grid by the SSP, once all losses get accounted for. The losses are on the same type of idea as modern fossil fuel plants

Cost of what we need to make it happen.
  • kW for a penny = 800 over ten years = 80,000 revenue hours.
  • If it was 2 cents for kWh it would make the cost be around $1,600
  • To lift the satellites it would be no more than $100/k