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Solar Suitcase: Saving Lives with Solar Power

Solar in a Suitcase

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Solar in a Suitcase

A fully equipped solar suitcase contains a 40-watt solar panel, two LED lights, two LED headlamps and rechargeable batteries. The suitcase also contains two sockets that can charge communications equipment and other electronics. The $1,500 system is used in 17 countries including Nigeria, Haiti and Afghanistan.