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The solar power satellite (SPS) concept is an option for providing the Earth with almost a

continuous running and nondepletable power source. Solar radiation is collected in space
on a large solar cell array located in geosynchronous orbit. The energy is converted into
microwaves at 2.45 GHz and beamed to a receiving antenna located on Earth. The
receiving antenna converts the microwave power into useful alternating current power to
supply an electrical power grid.