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Wearing Solar Fabrics


The idea of wearing solar fabrics may look like a piece in a sci-fi movie, but the fact is it is not new or¬†fictitious. Researchers around the globe have been trying to figure out how to incorporate solar technology into wearable designs for years. A solar fabric will be lightweight, portable, foldable, wearable and capable of trapping more of the sun’s rays. This ¬†is because the fabric will be collecting sunlight from many different angles at once, whereas flat panels can only collect rays from one installed direction. Many solar fabric innovations have involved either printing solar cells onto regular… read more