Amos is a 33 year old security officer working in Nairobi, Kenya. He’ll be seeing whether solar mobile charging is a practical option for his everyday life.
Petteri will be sailing on the Baltic sea during July and he’ll be reporting on how solar charging works as the primary energy source for maintaining communications at sea.
Aino is a 16-year old girl scout and she’s going to test the limits of mobile solar charging in a massive scout camp during this summer.
Ilkka Syvänperä is a research technician at the University of Turku Research Station in Utsjoki, in northern Finland. He’s exploring the possibilities of using a solar powered mobile phone during the summer time, when the sun doesn’t set for more than two months.
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According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the city of Yuma in Arizona is the sunniest place on earth. Of the possible 4,456 hours of daylight each year, the sun shines in Yuma for roughly 4,174 hours, or about…
After four months, our solar charging project has come to an end. In that time we’ve collected huge amounts of invaluable data from places as far apart as the Arctic and Kenya. We already knew that for solar charging to…
If there’s one occasion you’d expect a solar powered phone to be useful it would be camping. To test this assumption, we gave Aino Aaltonen a Lokki prototype when she attended the world’s largest scout Jamboree in Sweden. After an…
Some of the most passionate mobile phone users are youngsters. Recent research from GFK shows that 90% of under 16s in the UK have a mobile phone. In fact, devices are becoming so popular that many schools have had to…