Space-based solar: the energy of the future? By Peter Shadbolt,…

Space-based solar: the energy of the future?
By Peter Shadbolt, for CNN, cnn.com

In space there’s no atmosphere, it’s never cloudy, and in geosynchronous orbits it’s never night: a perfect place for a solar power station to harvest uninterrupted power 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

The concept has been around since the 194…

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