When you’re out in the bush with no access to electricity, having plenty of rechargeable batteries on hand can be a matter of life and death. But a new crop of solar-powered consumer battery chargers are claiming to give campers and outdoorsmen the ability to recharge in the middle of nowhere. read about whether or not solar power can really give your batteries the boost they need.
There’s no doubt that solar power has been making its way into the rechargeable battery market for some time now. In response to the age-old problem of mobile phone batteries going dead at the worst times possible, many mobile phone battery companies have attempted manufacturing replacement batteries with solar panels of their backs, allowing users to leave their phone out in the sun to give it an emergency charge. While the reviews for these batteries are spotty at best, the idea in an of itself remains attractive to consumers, so much so that there have even been rumors that Apple’s iPhone could someday get the technology.
Now, however, we are beginning to see solar-powered battery chargers of consumer-based rechargeable batteries creep into the marketplace. Are these battery chargers any more reliable?