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Can You Plug Directly Into This Tiny Solar Panel?

Adele Peters

This is a nice idea—making portable solar panels a little easier to use, by making them exactly like regular outlets. In theory, you just stick the solar panel on your window, and plug in your device. The only problem is that for now it's just a concept- the designers haven't figured out how to make it as efficient as it needs to be. A better answer: getting real solar panels on your roof, and charging all of your electronics through your regular outlets.

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