none

JAPANESE COMPANY PROPOSES PLAN FOR SOLAR FARM ON MOON

11-12-2015
by 
in 

With solar being such a prominent power source here on Earth, with countries doing all that they can to harness the natural resource in an attempt for cleaner and more renewable energy, a Japanese construction firm has taken it a step further and taking it to the moon.

The Japanese construction firm “The Shimizu Corporation” has gone to new lengths and is proposing a plan to build a solar belt around the moon.

The project called “Luna Ring” plans to build a ring of solar panels around the moon.

All the electricity that is generated from the belts are to be transferred back the transmission facilities near the moon, and then the power will be concerted to microwaves and lasers to be beamed back to Earth and then converted back to electricity at a power plant.

Shimizo has planned a pilot demonstration by 2020 and will begin construction by 2035. Shimizo has also announced that the Luna Ring will be able to generate about 13000 terra watts of electricity, possibly powering a large part of the world.

“Virtually inexhaustible, non-polluting solar energy is the ultimate source of green energy that brings prosperity to nature as well as our lives,” says Shimizu. 

Related news & editorials

  1. 12.09.2018
    12.09.2018
    by      In
    Siemens has unveiled its new manufacturing facility in Yatala (Queensland), which has been set up to support the growing global demand for the locally developed Fusesaver medium-voltage circuit breaker.
    The new factory is part of an ongoing $25 million investment in manufacturing and research of... Read More
  2. 11.09.2018
    11.09.2018
    by      In
    APS Industrial has relocated its Melbourne base into an all-new 4500m2 head office and national distribution centre in Rowville. The new facility includes an interactive product showcase room and state of the art conference facility.
    According to APS Industrial MD David Hegarty, “Since our launch... Read More
  3. 10.09.2018
    10.09.2018
    by      In
    Kennards Hire Beenleigh has been named as the company’s Branch of the Year for 2018. The Beenleigh branch in southeast Brisbane outperformed all other Kennards Hire branches across Australia and New Zealand to take out the title.
    The metric used to decide the winner is the quality operational... Read More
  4. 06.09.2018
    06.09.2018
    by      In
    AMTIL has teamed up with the Victorian Government to launch a new Additive Manufacturing Hub. The AM Hub was officially launched on the 3rd September at the headquarters of Objective 3D in Carrum Downs, in an event attended by Victorian Minister for Industry & Employment Ben Carroll and Sonya... Read More