Konarka Solar Panels Power Neuber's Energy Sun-Bags
Konarka Power Plastic® Integrated into Lightest Solar Energy Bag Available for Powering Electronics On-the-Go
Lowell, Mass. - Oct. 27, 2009 - Konarka Technologies, Inc., an innovator in development and commercialization of Konarka Power Plastic®, a material that converts light to energy, today announced the company's Konarka Power Plastic solar panels have been integrated into German-based Neuber's Energy Sun-Bags, the lightest solar energy bag available on the market. Now available for purchase, the business and leisure bags charge mobile phones, digital cameras, iPods, Mp3 Players and more with solar power.
"There is great demand for a versatile, flexible solar bag giving users the ability to charge mobile devices on the move," commented Alexander Valenzuela, vice president of European business development at Konarka. "Thanks to Konarka's light weight, flexible Power Plastic solar panels, Neuber's bag is the lightest solar bag available in the market."
Sun-Bags weigh only 500 grams including the battery, bag structure and solar panel. Available in 37 colors with optional custom printing, users never have to worry about getting to a power connection to charge devices. Neuber's Sun-Bags are currently available globally. Pricing begins at 99 Euro (under $150 USD). To purchase, visit: http://www.energysun-bags.de.
Applications powered by Konarka's Power Plastic® material, including Neuber's Energy Sun-Bags, are being showcased at Solar Power International 2009, October 27 - 29, 2009 in Anaheim, Calif., booth # 1660. For more information on the event, visit: http://www.solarpowerinternational.com/.
About Konarka Technologies, Inc.
Konarka develops and manufactures solar plastic films that convert light to energy - anywhere. As the leading developer of polymer-based, organic photovoltaic (OPV) technology that provides a source of renewable power in a variety of form factors, Konarka has a broad portfolio of patents, technology licenses and an accomplished technical, scientific and manufacturing team. Manufactured at low cost and low energy consumption, the company's Konarka Power Plastic® technology is lightweight, flexible, scalable and adaptable for use in a variety of commercial, industrial, government and consumer applications. Konarka Technologies is headquartered in Lowell, Mass., U.S.A. and has a full scale production manufacturing facility in New Bedford, Mass. U.S.A., with European headquarters in Nurnberg, Germany, business development offices in Asia and a research and development facility in Austria. For additional information, visit http://www.konarka.com.
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