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Printing Solar Panels In The Backyard

NPR | Sept. 21, 2012 10:40 a.m.

With crowd-sourced funding through Kickstarter, a team of inventors are building a Solar Pocket Factory: a machine designed to print micro solar panels—like the ones used in phone chargers and garden lights. Co-inventor Shawn Frayne stopped by Flora Lichtman’s backyard with a few pieces of the prototype to explain how the machine works.

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