Possibility of implementing SolarCity and Hyperloop projects in Mongolia discussed

2022-08-18 14:09:32

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. Officials of the Ministry of Digital Development and Communications held an online meeting on August 16, 2022 with Ms. Gwynne Shotwell, President and COO of SpaceX and Elon Musk's team.

During the meeting, in addition to the Starlink project, Elon Musk's renewable energy projects, SolarCity and Hyperloop, were discussed.

In May 2022, the Ministry approved the ‘Guidelines for the use of low-orbit satellite networks’ and discussed how this policy document will be aligned with the operational strategy of Starlink.

Furthermore, both sides discussed the possibility of cooperation.

SpaceX announced that the renewable energy SolarCity and Hyperloop projects to reduce urban traffic jam can be implemented in Mongolia.

The Ministry of Digital Development and Communications expressed its interest in the above projects, connect SpaceX with the relevant officials, and focus on implementing them in Mongolia.


Source: Ministry of Digital Development and Communications 

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