Sunday, December 19, 2004

Pliable solar cells - Coming to a shirt near you...

Wearable solar power? Scientists claim commercially available within 3 years!

Imagine wearing a jacket or rucksack that charges up your mobile phone while you take a walk. Or a tent whose flysheet charges batteries all day so campers can have light all night. Or a roll-out plastic sheet you can place on a car's rear window shelf to power a child's DVD player.

New Scientist - Pliable solar cells are on a roll