Ekotribe Launches Solar Bags In The Middle East
Voltaic solar bags charge virtually all handheld electronics. The Generator also charges laptops.
A revolutionary product which has powerful solar panels embedded in each bag, is now available in the UAE. The panels use high efficiency mono-crystalline cells to charge practically any hand held device. The Backpack, Converter and Messenger produce 4 Watts, meaning 1 hour in the sun will power 3 hours of iPod play time or 1.5 hours of cell phone talk time.
According to Anu Agarwal, Director of Ekotribe, “If you travel with a notebook frequently, you know that power is always an issue. While the concept of a notebook case with solar panels is not new, most generate just enough power to charge a cell phone, iPod or other small gizmos. The Generator notebook case from Voltaic Systems, however, provides enough power to charge a laptop. The bag’s solar panels generate enough power to charge an internal battery pack in about five hours. Once charged, you connect the battery pack to your notebook. The Generator produces 15 Watts, powerful enough to extend laptop runtime by 2-4 hours from five hours of direct sun. “
Instead of nylon, the Voltaic bags are made from recycled soda bottles and other plastics which require much less energy to make than nylon. Voltaic also offers a lower-powered Backpack that can charge smaller devices.
All Voltaic bags come with a removeable battery pack which stores any surplus power generated, so you have power whenever and wherever you need it - not just when the sun is up. The battery can also be charged using the USB cable and the optional AC travel or car charger. All bags include standard adapters for common cell phones and other handheld devices. The Generator also includes common laptop adapters.
About Voltaic Systems
Based in New York, Voltaic Systems promotes ecological sustainability through renewable energy and recycled materials. Voltaic’s bags and backpacks feature solar panels to provide power, as well as a battery to store power for later use. Bags come with adapters for charging common types of cell phones, iPods, BlackBerry’s, digital cameras, and other portable devices.
Ekotribe offers a range of eco-friendly products including green gadgets and appliances, solar lights, reusable gift bags and shopping bags, recycled paper and stationery, eco-friendly shower heads, eco-friendly toys, green books, BPA-free water bottles and lunch boxes, soy candles, organic beauty products, organic table linen, eco-friendly wallpaper and wall stickers, solar powered totes, solar powered backpacks, bamboo kitchen ware, eco-friendly household cleaners, biodegradable tableware and organic pet products.
Ekotribe was started with a desire to introduce green living. Ekotribe supporst environmentally friendly manufacturers & designers. All customers are guaranteed products which are ‘green’, easily absorbed into the ecosystem, without compromising on design or quality. Ekotribe strives to offer high quality products that are either - Biodegradable, Environmentally safe, Handmade, Natural, Recycled, Recyclable, Reusable, Sustainable or Organic. Ekotribe is promoting a lifestyle that includes being aware of the environment, yet enjoying high-end products without forgoing quality & design.
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