Solar Textiles: Energy-Yielding Curtains

Solar Textiles: Energy-Yielding Curtains

Aaron Able
Jul 2, 2008

This could be the best solution to the dilemma of window coverings — especially if you live in an apartment with floor-to-ceiling windows. Designers from Kennedy & Violich Architecture of Boston, Massachusetts have developed an energy-yielding textile that uses thin, solar cells to harness the sun's energy...

Still not as efficient as flat solar panels, the flexible solar textile should improve quickly as technology advances. Via: Gadget Lab.

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