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Beaming solar power from space to Earth is becoming practical

In the near future, solar power collected in space and beamed down to Earth could power military and civilian installations, vehicles and devices in remote places across the globe. The foundational technology is already in hand, and the first small-scale demonstration project will be ready for launch in 2023, thanks to a broad collaboration between […]
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SolAero raises $11M in facility sale-leaseback deal

SolAero Technologies Corp. raised $11 million in a sale-leaseback deal that sold about half the company’s 100,000-square-feet of space at the Sandia Science and Technology Park to an affiliate of Pontus Capital. The transaction allows SolAero, which makes robust solar cells and panels for spacecraft, to remain in place under a long-term lease agreement with […]
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Via Satellite – Maxar selects SolAero for Power and Propulsion Element of NASA Gateway

Maxar selects SolAero for Power and Propulsion Element of NASA Gateway SolAero Technologies, a provider of  solar cells, solar panels, and composite structural products for satellite and aerospace applications, was awarded a contract by Maxar Technologies to power the Power and Propulsion Element of NASA‘s Gateway. Under the terms of the contract, SolAero will design and […]
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SolAero to Begin OneWeb Solar Panel Production

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL — SolAero Technologies Corp. will begin producing solar panels for the world’s largest low-earth-orbit satellite constellation next month at the company’s newly-refurbished Albuquerque factory. SolAero invested $10 million to convert about 40 percent of its 100,000-square-foot facility at the Sandia Science and Technology Park into a one-stop-shop for making fully-assembled solar […]
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Bye Aerospace, SolAero Technologies Announce Successful Solar Wing Ground Test

Bye Aerospace Press Release Albuquerque, NM – November 10, 2017 – SolAero Technologies Corp is pleased to announce successful completion of ground testing of the integrated solar wings on Bye Aerospace’s medium-altitude, long-endurance solar-electric unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) called “StratoAirNet”.  SolAero successfully integrated lightweight, flexible solar modules incorporating their state-of-the-art, high efficiency solar cell technology […]
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SolAero Technologies provides solar power for NRL’s Solar-Soaring UAV Project

Albuquerque, NM – March 21, 2017 – SolAero Technologies Corp. (SolAero), a leading provider of high efficiency solar cells, solar panels, and composite structural products for satellite and aerospace applications, announced today that it has delivered its high performance, lightweight solar cell technology to the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) to power its Solar-Soaring UAV demonstrator.
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