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December 30th, 2005

Clothes Might Double As Latest Source Of Solar Power

Konarka Technologies and Textronics are developing clothing that could double as a source of energy. The goal is to create designer outfits that tap light rays to power personal electronic devices. "We envision being able to print (power plastics) in patterns — to place them in the reoccurring patterns of fashion brands," Daniel McGahn, Konarka's chief marketing officer, said. "In this way, we could literally create the power of the brand."


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