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June 18, 2013 AT 11:30 am

Solar-Powered Charging Stations in NYC #summerofsolar

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AT&T to Introduce Solar-Powered Charging Stations @ NYTimes.com.

Starting Tuesday, 25 solar-powered charging stations will sprout in parks, beaches and other outdoor spaces in the five boroughs, part of a pilot project from the wireless provider in partnership with the city. The stations — 12.5-foot steel poles with three petal-shaped solar panels fanning out on top — can accommodate up to six devices at a time regardless of wireless carrier, with dedicated ports for iPhones, Androids, BlackBerrys and standard USB charging cables.

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