Power shade system uses solar energy
Photo Credit: Rich Bartell, U.S. Army Africa Public Affairs
A system check shows batteries charged in the solar shade system are charged to full capacity after more than a year with little or no maintenance. The solar shade has weathered summertime desert temperatures of more than 130 degrees Fahrenheit and continues to convert sunlight from photo voltaic cells into useable energy.
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