Posted by: zyxo | July 28, 2008

Solar power ring : enough energy to fry the earth


A recent article on Kurzweilai talked about harvesting energy from space.

A single kilometer-wide band of geosynchronous Earth orbit experiences enough solar flux in one year to nearly equal the amount of energy contained within all known recoverable conventional oil reserves on Earth today,” the report said.

Yes, and enough energy to fry the earth ! Did they ever hear of global warming ?

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