Solar panel belt around moon: green power gets expensive?

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-s…into-a-giant-solar-panel-station-8969866.html

It's a big mass just sitting there, prone to rock strikes but….just sitting there.

However, all the material needed is a planning nightmare. Is the idea to launch self replicating robots up there and build factories using local materials and churn out the solar panels? What will be the cost of the energy produced?

In other news, the…

Solar panel belt around moon: green power gets expensive?

Source: Cool Sci-Fi

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