Wisconsin Life

Fabric Solar Cells

Clip: Season 5 Episode 12 | 5m 21s

With the ever increasing demand for energy, textile designer Marianne Fairbanks and chemist Trisha Andrews are working on a prototype to weave fabric into solar cells to harness the sun’s energy. Your beach umbrella could soon charge your tablet. See how they came up with the eco-friendly design.

Aired: 01/04/18

Rating: NR

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