WAACS enables green energy usage on-the-go with rollable solar charger
 
WAACS enables green energy usage on-the-go with rollable solar charger WAACS enables green energy usage on-the-go with rollable solar charger
feb 11, 2015

WAACS enables green energy usage on-the-go with rollable solar charger


WAACS enables green energy usage on-the-go with rollable solar charger

all images courtesy of WAACS

 

 

 

rotterdam-based consultancy studio WAACS has created the ‘rollable solar charger’ to enable green energy usage on-the-go. the design is based on ancient papyrus rolls, combined with modern day flexible solar cells to ensure that traveling without electricity will no longer be a problem. a major advantage of solar charging is that it is not restricted to an electrical outlet and people will be able to worry about short battery life again. the sustainable product is made of lightweight aluminum and is compact in size so that it can easily fit into a bag.


a smart inner wind up mechanism enables the solar panel to be easily unrolled


the panel stretched to the max so it can capture enough energy for many devices


plug in your device to directly charge

 


the device enables you to use renewable energy anywhere

 


plug in your device using both mini- and regular USB


the compact design is made of lightweight aluminum

 

 

designboom has received this project through its ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, which welcomes readers to submit their own work for publication. see more designboom readers submissions here.

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designboom hosts the HANERGY thin-film solar power product global innovation competition. held in collaboration with HANERGY — the world’s leading manufacturer of photovoltaic thin-film — we are looking for a seamless fusion of art and technology, seeking lightweight, flexible solar products that will establish new industry standards, and draw people’s attention to the power and possibilities of solar energy. the brief is to find innovative applications for HANERGY’s thin-film technology in the areas of: 3C appliances; construction products; home & outdoors; solar powered vehicles; transportation products; and any other products that span topics that are not mentioned above.

 

participation is open to applicants from every country in the world — from professionals, students, to design-enthusiasts. registration is free.

 

more information about the competition, and how to participate here.

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