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This Solar Tent Can Charge a Car

Adele Peters

This giant solar tent—a flexible mesh made of recycled #2 plastic and filled with solar panels—was designed to help display a new electric car at shows. But could it be used for charging in everyday life, too? The tent is easily disassembled and can fit in the trunk of a car.

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    What if houses or tents were made of this material? Kidding. But that might be cool?