An american company, named Silver Lining has develop a technology in which mobile phones can be charged via clothes attached with solar panels. This solar panel can charge GPS, tablets apart from cell phones.
The technology is named as “Solar dresses photo voltaic cell” which helps to charge the gadgets. The photo voltaic cells are made from silicon like semiconductors. When solar rays fall on the photo voltaic cell, the energy is transmitted to semiconductor with this technology. Then this solar energy is converted to electrical energy.
The clothes based on solar energy are already in the market developed by the company. The clothes are stylish in looks. The cost of these clothes are very high. The key challenge is to reduce the price of this technology based clothes.