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Navy developing space-based solar tech

Navy developing space-based solar techThe Defense Department is seeking ways to use more renewable fuels in an effort to increase its energy security.  In a storyline straight out of “Star Trek,” the DoD, the world's top oil user, is developing technology to beam solar power back down to earth.

Instead of keeping with the science fiction theme, however, the Navy has coined the term “sandwich” for the module, which converts direct current to radio frequency.  Full story.


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