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Solar Bikini!

Bikini + Sun = Power!

While joking with classmates at ITP, NYU's Interactive Telecommunication Program, Andrew Schneider came up with the idea of making a beer cooler using solar panels and ended up making a solar powered bikini.

According to Scheider, “The suit is a standard medium-sized bikini swimsuit retrofitted with 1″ x 4″ photovoltaic film strips sewn together in series with conductive thread. The cells terminate in a 5 volt regulator into a female USB connection.” 

Custom orders are being taken now on his site:



I do not think you can swim in this project, but with advancements in technology you could do it soon!

Alison Lewis

Saturday, March 17, 2012 - 16:50

Can you go swimming in it?

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 12:19