Space Based Solar Power Market Size Worth $1,108.90 Million by 2032 | CAGR: 8.20%

Space Based Solar Power Market Size Worth $1,108.90 Million by 2032 | CAGR: 8.20%

The global space based solar power market size is expected to reach USD 1,108.90 Million by 2032, according to a new study by Polaris Market Research. The report “Space based Solar Power Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Satellite Type (Microwave Transmitting Solar Satellite, Laser Transmitting Solar Satellite), By Application, By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2024 - 2032” gives a detailed insight into current market dynamics and provides analysis on future market growth.

Market for sustainable power generation is experiencing significant expansion, driven by increased investments and the implementation of strict government regulations to combat pollution. In contrast, research and development efforts aimed at reducing the cost of solar space missions through advancements in technology present promising growth opportunities. The global energy demand is steadily increasing as economies grow, industries expand, and populations rise. This surge in demand has led to a heightened awareness of the need for reliable and sustainable energy sources to meet the world's growing energy needs without compromising environmental health.

Space-based solar power offers a compelling solution in this regard. By harnessing solar energy directly from space and beaming it back to Earth, space-based solar power systems can provide a continuous and abundant source of clean electricity. This technology has the potential to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from traditional power sources, such as fossil fuels, which are major contributors to climate change. The environmental benefits of space-based solar power, coupled with its potential to address the pressing issue of climate change, create a strong impetus for market growth. Governments, businesses, and individuals worldwide are increasingly recognizing the importance of transitioning to sustainable energy solutions, and space-based solar power aligns well with this objective.

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One of the key benefits of the SBSP is its ability to generate electricity on a continuous basis. Unlike solar panels, which are subject to weather conditions & daylight limitations, these SBSP systems orbiting in space can capture solar energy around the clock, ensuring a steady and reliable power supply. This consistent energy generation makes them a highly reliable and resilient source of electricity.

Another significant advantage is their potential to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and decrease dependence on fossil fuels for energy generation. Traditional fossil fuel-based power plants emit large amounts of carbon dioxide and other harmful pollutants, contributing to climate change and air pollution. By shifting to space-based solar power, which generates clean energy without any direct emissions, we can substantially reduce our carbon footprint and combat climate change.

Space Based Solar Power Market Report Highlights

  • Microwave segment held the largest share, owing to its high efficiency, with minimum disturbance
  • Electricity generation segment dominated the market, owing to rise in energy demand and cleaner generation of electricity
  • North America garnered largest share, primarily due to rise in government investments NASA, ISRO, and other space agencies
  • Key players include Airborne, AZUR SPACE Solar Power, Fralock, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, & Northrop Grumman

Polaris Market Research has segmented the space based solar power market report based on satellite type, application, and region:

Space Based Solar Power, Satellite Type Outlook (Revenue - USD Million, 2019 - 2032)

  • Microwave Transmitting Solar Satellite
  • Laser Transmitting Solar Satellite

Space Based Solar Power, Application Outlook (Revenue - USD Million, 2019 - 2032)

  • Electricity Generation
  • Space Applications

Space Based Solar Power, Regional Outlook (Revenue - USD Million, 2019 - 2032)

  • North America
  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • UK
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Netherlands
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Latin America
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Middle East & Africa
  • UAE
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Israel
  • South Africa

Space Based Solar Power Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2024

USD 588.39 million

Revenue forecast in 2032

USD 1,108.90 million


8.20% from 2024 – 2032

Base year


Historical data

2019 – 2022

Forecast period

2024 – 2032

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2024 to 2032

Segments covered

By Satellite Type, By Application, By Region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America; Middle East & Africa

Key companies

Airborne, AZUR SPACE Solar Power, Fralock, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Northrop Grumman, Borrego Energy, Solaren Corporation, SpaceTech, Space Canada, and DHV Technology.

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