Eddie Matsuoka
Jan. 21, 2021
12:45 p.m. PST

Two solar farms

The Japanese lunar orbiter KAGUYA (SELENE) showed there is sunlight 89% or the time at the north pole, and 86% at the south pole, equating to 324 and 314 days of sunlight a year, respectively. Put solar farms at these two locations. You could then use powerlines or microwaves to transfer energy to moon bases if you don't put bases at these two locations.
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Manuel Luque Casanave
March 18, 2021
8:53 p.m. PDT
Powerlines with superconductors for transporting energy will allow to reduce energy losses

Hyper Sonic
May 7, 2021
2:17 p.m. PDT
Constant solar power at the poles seems fairly straightforward. Simply have 3 solar farms, each say 10 deg latitude (~300km) away from the poles and each spread 120 deg longitude from each other. You'd always have a strong steady stream of electricity at the poles. The solar farm at 0 deg longitude would always be facing Earth, so it could also provide constant Earth communications (the other 2 always facing away, making good places for telescopes.) Polar bases seem like a good start.
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