About Space Canada

SPACE Canada (Solar Power Alternative for Clean Energy) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of solar energy from space; an abundant and sustainable source of safe, affordable clean energy for the world.

Thomas Edison on Solar Energy

SPACE Canada envisions:

  • A world that is free from the harmful effects of climate change/global warming
  • A world that is secure; providing global access to an endless supply of safe, clean energy
  • A world that is just; ensuring affordable energy to developing nations.


Space Canada Values:

  • Grounded in scientific principles
  • Dedicated to social justice
  • Open to creativity, innovation and imagination


SPACE Canada’s mandate is to support, encourage and facilitate international dialogue on solar energy from space (via solar power satellites) through education, research and commercialization.

SPACE Canada’s mission is to be a leader in the promotion of solar energy from space as a sustainable and renewable source of clean energy enabling a dramatic reduction in the world’s dependence on carbon-based fossil fuels.

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES

Global Positioning
SPACE Canada will take its place on the world stage working in cooperation with individuals and organizations that have been part of the international dialogue for the past 40 years and who are prepared to continue in their collective effort until space-based solar power becomes a reality.

Education
Through educational activities SPACE Canada will engage a new constituency to enter into the international dialogue on space-based solar power; reaching out beyond the scientific and technological community to the broader global community of government, academe, the public and the media.

Research
SPACE Canada will support ongoing efforts in the study of space-based solar power as it pertains to:

  • State-of-the-art
  • Space/International law
  • Economics
  • Social Justice
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Mitigating the impact of global warming


Commercialization
SPACE Canada will foster the entrepreneurial spirit by engaging the private sector in the exploration of space-based solar power as a future market force.