Solaren has engineered cost competitive, zero emission electricity from space. Over the next decade, we will develop, launch, and operate the world’s first SSP plant and sell electricity. To accomplish this, Solaren is organized into three main groups: 1) SSP Systems, 2) SSP Operations, 3) Electricity Sales, and an R&D support group – Advanced SSP Technologies. Below shows how our Space Solar Power (SSP) plant works and the many benefits for our planet.
Solaren’s breakthrough space solar power plant system has been patented in all of the world’s major space-faring countries. Solaren holds key enabling SSP system patents in the United States, the European Union, China, Japan, India, Canada, and Federation of Russia.
Solaren Space Solar Power (SSP) Converts Sunlight in Space to Electricity on Earth
The Sun’s radiant energy is approximately 1,365 watts per square meter in earth orbit. In geostationary earth orbit (GEO), which is approximately 22,300 miles (36,000 km) above Earth’s equator, a solar power satellite is immersed in sunlight for 24 hours a day for 365 days of the year. Solar arrays on the Solar Power Satellite (SPS) convert this solar power into electricity. The electricity is converted to radio frequency (RF) power and transmitted to an earth receiving station. The ground receive antenna converts the RF power directly into electricity and transmits it to the customer via the electrical grid. The essential elements of a Solaren SSP Plant are the solar power satellite (SPS) system, the ground receive station (GRS), and the SSP plant command and control center.
Solaren’s revolutionary system design makes all-weather, 24/7, zero emission space solar power (SSP) available at a cost and on a scale that can replace coal, natural gas and nuclear power generation, and will enable SSP to become one of the key sources of baseload electricity throughout the world with many benefits for our planet.