Russian Firm Testing Solar-To-Laser Conversion

Credit: Solar laser: Rostec
Russian state corporation Rostec says it is testing technology to convert solar energy into laser energy that can be beamed to Earth from an orbiting power satellite. The technology could be ready for fielding early next decade, the company says. The laser has been developed by Shvade Holding Co...
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