A DIY Solar Phone Charger Any Occupier Would Love

I ran across this while putting together today’s green tech finds post at SUNfiltered. Next time someone tells you the Occupy movement hasn’t accomplished anything, you can point them to this cool piece of DIY technology.

Occupy Wall Street Spawns DIY Solar Power (via Clean Technica)

Back in the Fall of 2011, during the first wave of Occupy protests, a team from Revolt Labs apparently built solar-powered chargers for Occupy Boston protesters to help them charge their portable electronics. This was done using what I used to construct my own 5-volt USB charger: aΒ 5-volt 7805 voltage…

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