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Glossary

  • baseload: The minimum electricity supply used by a population.
  • photovoltaic: A method of generating electricity from sunlight using the electrical properties of certain semiconductors.
  • PV: Abbreviation for photovoltaic.
  • rectenna: A receiver for wireless power transfer over radio waves.
  • regolith: A surface layer of loose rock. Lunar regolith may contain the raw materials for photovoltaic cells.
  • SPS: Abbreviation for solar power satellite.
  • SSP: Abbreviation for space solar power.
  • WPT: Abbreviation for wireless power transmission.

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