04 Oct '11, 12pm

Illinois students bring solar power to students in Haiti

By installing simple DC current solar panels on top of the school, Hosman and her students had enough time and money to get 500 laptops up and running at one school in Lascahobas. Plans are already in the works for another trip. A professional engineers' group has approved a $10,000 grant for more solar laptop charging in Haiti, and as of this writing, Hosman's team is just under halfway towards the goal of raising $20,000 to fund the next project in Haiti.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/green-tech/gadgets-electronics/blogs/i...

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