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Large Scale Generators

  1. Jul 30, 2013 #1
    So, I was wondering if a conducting loop was placed in orbit around the Earth would it be able to generate a current?
     
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  3. Jul 30, 2013 #2

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    Welcome to PF;
    In principle, sure - the magnetic flux through the loop would change over time.
    There have been experiments generating power from solar wind by various methods: the devil is in the details.
     
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