A new grant has been provided by the Japanese Ministry of Education to enable the team of Professor
, Professor Makoto
and Dr Patrick Collins
to continue their field research selecting
sites for the "
2000" Project in equatorial countries. The
2000 satellite is being planned to transmit 10 MW of solar-generated microwave energy from an altitude of 1100 km above the equator to a number of rectennas within +/- 3 degrees latitude.