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Sun Station / Public energy sources

Sun Station
Sun Station

Sun stations are pieces of public furniture that provide 100W of free solar energy in open areas, allowing people to charge and use electronics in a wider variety of places.
They are made of concrete, teak wood, and stainless steel. The energy is generated by Mono-crystalline solar cells and stored either in a battery pack or in a grid-tied system under the seat. The socket has a transparent safety cover and is placed under a display that both highlights the socket and indicates the amount of energy being used. Soft local lighting, orientation, and display of energy availability are provided by a green light located under the solar panel.

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HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd

HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd
Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany

Prof. Sigmar Willnauer
Prof. Franz Biggel

Design

Aguirre-Bielschowsky, Julene

Aguirre-Bielschowsky, Julene
berlin, Germany

Julene Aguirre-Bielschowsky