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Beaming solar power from space

Scientists working for JAXA, Japan's space administration, have announced a major breakthrough in wireless power transmission. The team reportedly beamed 1.8 kilowatts, enough juice to power an electric tea kettle, more than 50 meters to a small receiver without any wires. Up next: scaling the technology for use in tomorrow's orbital solar farms. http://goo.gl/Y9vJIH #tech

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