The Powerbrella does the work of two: it provides shade and solar-generated power
The Skyshades team erect the Powerbrella
The Power Plastic thin film used in the Powerbrella canopy
Possible future applications for the Power Plastic thin film
A retractable alfresco umbrella that converts sunlight into electricity to charge laptops, mobile phones, iPods or any other portable device that might be used relaxing or working outdoors is in development following a partnership between Skyshades, a supplier of shade structures, and Konarka Technologies, the developer of Power Plastic.
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