Video: Wearable Solar by Pauline van Dongen
by Ted Savage / June 21, 2013
A prototype coat and dress, loaded with enough solar panels to power a smartphone, Wearable Solar by Pauline van Dongen puts esthetics and wearability first, while providing the technology to charge a phone to 50% in one hour of full sun exposure.

A combination of leather and wool were selected for strength. Solar cell specialist Gertjan Jongerden, and students from the University of Applied Sciences in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, provided technical support.


The project was initiated by Christiaan Holland of Gelderland Valoriseert. Via

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