Solar Powered Backpacks

How many times have you been in a situation where you found your portable electronic device with a dead battery? Most of the time this happens is during the worst possible times. When you desperately need to make a call, you reach for your phone to find that the battery is dead.

If you’re a hiker, you may have noticed that there aren’t many convenient places to charge you personal electronic devices. Well, if you’ve ever found yourself looking for a power outlet while hiking and camping, there’s a new product on the market that you are going to wonder how you lived without it. This product is a solar powered backpack. The solar powered backpack has one or more super rugged solar panels built into the back panel of the backpack.

These small solar panels are different than the panel’s you would find on your home roof off in that they are made to be abused. They are covered in a super strong plexiglas material to protect them from the elements one might encounter while hiking and backpacking. While you’re out on that long hike you can be charging your cell phone with the solar powered backpack. While you’re sitting down for lunch, your solar power backpack and the recharging your GPS batteries. Your ipod will never again be fully drained when you can simply plug it into your backpack.

This new product isn’t going to solve the world’s energy crisis. The amount of electricity that this small solar panels produce is minimal. That being said, it’s enough to recharge some of the most common portable electronic devices that we use on a daily basis. Watch for these small portable solar panels to be included in a number of other products in days to come.