Portable Solar Power Kits for Africa: Now in the U.S., via Kickstarter [VIDEO]
Who would’ve thought that toting your school books could gain you more talk time on your cell phone? The Voltaic Solar BackPack soaks up rays while you’re studying in the Quad, which can convert to serious charge time for your devices. Your lunch hour outside can charge your cell up to 4 Watts, or 3 hours of talk time. The solar panel also opens up to reveal the perfect pen organization pocket.
Got a deck? Solar panels now a plug-in appliance A do-it-yourself kit for installing a handful of solar panels lets people dip their toes into grid-tied solar power.