Power shade system uses solar energy
Photo Credit: Rich Bartell, U.S. Army Africa Public Affairs
Sgt. Nathaniel Taylor, 161st Field Artillery, Kansas Army National Guard, brushes off a terminal connection to the solar shade. In spite of being covered with dust and mud in many places, the solar shade continued to produce a steady stream of useable electricity over a one year period in the hot, humid climate of Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.
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