New Portable Solar Charger Rolls Up for Storage

Concord Keystone seems to have a thing for green as the Consumer Electronics Show kicks off. The company, which earlier today announced a solar charging tote made from recycled plastic, has let into the wild news of some upcoming portable solar panel chargers. No specific pricing information was mentioned.

The Concord Portable Solar Panel Chargers will be available in two styles, including a flat panel model as well as one which is called a foldable wallet design. This latter one rolls up and is secured with a snap closure. Both styles will be available in 4.5 Volt, 300 mA and 5.0 Volt, 600 mA capacities, and use a standard USB port for connectivity.

image via Concord Keystone

image via Concord Keystone

It is said the larger solar panel charger will be capable of recharging two AA batteries within approximately 4 hours in direct sun. These chargers are designed for outdoor use, and the integrated solar panels are said to be “shadow resistant” for charging in partial sunlight.

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