Solar Innovations

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I was just checking out the EarthToys.com emagazine for this month and found a very cool article about eco-friendly gadgets and innovations. The article is heavy on solar technology, and talks about such unusual things as solar powered trash compactors and light sensitive dyes that are making for some very unique solar technologies.

“Nanotechnology has come to solar with Konarka Technologies (MA) having then first pilot manufacturing line – of solar electric dyes atop flexible materials that are being sewn into army tents sporting camouflage colors, and soon on consumer devices.”