EADS Astrium, Europe’s largest space company, is joining the growing list of companies interested in the potential of space solar power. The company is seeking partners to build a demonstration laser power transmission system in the 10-20 kilowatt range and says the technology could be operative by the year 2020.

Sources:
BBC News: EADS Astrium develops space power concept
Earth Times: Astrium to build satellites to haul solar energy from space

 

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