23 Apr '12, 5pm

Solar-Powered Clothing With Natural Fabrics Perfect For Joggers, Hikers

Solar-Powered Clothing With Natural Fabrics Perfect For Joggers, Hikers

For how many years have we talked about solar-powered clothing? And how many designs have we seen that just... well really don't make the cut ? Despite the hurdles, tech-savvy designers aren't giving up and a project at Colorado State University might have a magic bullet that not only incorporates solar power into stylish clothing, but uses natural fibers for the fabrics as well. © Colorado State University The goal set by the students is to find a clothing solution for the outdoorsy types that has all the functionality of high-tech clothing, such as sweat-wicking capabilities for keeping runners dry, but uses natural fibers and that will provide energy to devices used by said runner such as an MP3 player. The project is run on a $15,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency and promises to deal with pollution on two levels -- first, the pollution from the energy ...

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