Bicycle Ride for Climate Change Action

Charles Chandler is bicycle touring 12,300 miles around America in support of Climate Change Action. You can follow his ride on his blog, greenrider.org Here is the 16 Watt Solar Charger Kit mounted on the...

Solar Powered Lego Tank

Our friends at PlayWell Tek are offering more summer programs for young engineers and this year, one of the projects includes a solar powered lego tank. The tank uses our 2 Watt Solar panel and we think it...

Climber Science in Costa Rica

From December 15th to January 15th while we were complaining about the cold and snow up here in New York, the Climber Science team was making their way across Costa Rica by kayak, mountain bike and their own...

Cable for Vaio Flip 13 and Tap 11

Another day, another proprietary charging cable. The new Vaio Flip 13 and Tap 11 cables look like this: Since there are no third party adapters for this plug yet, a customer of ours figured out an elegant...

18 Watt Folding Kit

Update: We now have a complete lineup of folding solar panels. A friend of Voltaic asked us to build him an 18 Watt solar charger kit to keep his V72 laptop battery charged up in the field. We took...

Solar to Power Prosthesis?

There's a dramatic shift underway in the manufacturing of prosthesis. 3-D printing is slowly chipping away at restrictive barriers like money that have prevented thousands of people from taking advantage of...

Gear Winner Builds Classrooms in DRC

Our July Gear winner, Andrew Brose, works for MASS Design Group and, in partnership with the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), is helping to build a six classroom school for 250 students in the Equateur...

3.4 Watt Kit in Desert Race

When a longtime customer of Voltaic asked us to help keep him powered up on the 250km Gobi Desert Ultra Marathon, we said "of course!" He mounted our portable solar panel on the top of his backpack and used it...

Solar Charger for Mountain Biking Trip

Dave from Seattle sent us in this pics from a recent trip to Sedona. His crew brought the Fuse 4W Solar Charger and the 3.4 Watt Kit while mountain biking the red rock to keep their iPhones charged for GPS...

Solar Charger for East Africa Trek

Vancouver photographer Amish Solanki recently returned from a trekking through East Africa and sent us lovely photos of our Fuse 4W Solar Charger in action. In addition to keeping his Canon 5D MarkII charged,...

Fuse 4W in Peruvian Andes

We think these are two lovely shots of the Fuse 4W Solar Charger (the closeup is a reflection of the panel) during a hike in the Ausangate mountains of the High Andes in Peru. Thanks to Rafael for...