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SmartPlanet: Portable solar designed for farmers

The PowerFlower uses concentrated photovoltaic technology which makes it easy for farmers to move the generator around their fields, deploying to the areas that need it most.

Jason Halpern, co-founder of PowerFlower Solar grew up on a farm in New Jersey and realized that conventional solar systems were not suitable for farming, so he developed a portable solar generator while still a student at the University of Pennsylvania. The PowerFlower uses concentrated photovoltaic technology which makes it easy for farmers to move the generator around their fields, deploying to the areas that need it most.