credit to blog.bareknut.no

credit to blog.bareknut.no

These solar rechargeable batteries were built by a DIYer, not Duracell, so don’t rush to your local electronics store to find them quite yet. They were made with some old NiMh batteries, flexible photo voltaic cells, super glue, and a bit of wire. They only trickle charge for right now, but with the addition of some capacitors and a protection circuit, you could have some pretty cool little batteries. They might not perform as well as a flat solar charger, but it is still nice to see someone trying something new in batteries, where innovation is sorely needed thanks to our ever increasing gadget lust.

Via Hack a Day

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