US Marines use backpack-mounted solar panels developed by the Office of Naval Research to fuel battery-powered gear in the battlefield.
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Flexible solar panels
Flexible high-efficiency solar sheets like this one from MicroLink Devices, which collaborated on the design with the Navy Research Lab, contain 30 solar cells (each 20 cm2 in area) capable of generating 17.5 watts of power.
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