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Solar Power In 3C Products May Happen In Five Years, Say Players In Solar Market

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Players in the solar industry forecast that solar applications will start being applied in 3C electronics products in the next 3-5 years, as costs and supply issues in the solar industry are resolved. The players estimate that the cost of producing solar panels is much too high at the moment, but cost should drop 50% over the next 3-5 years, and that will stimulate device makers to start considering implementing solar power in products such as notebooks, handsets, and digital cameras.

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    Blackopsninja , June 18, 2008 3:19 PM
    it would be very nice to have an affordable digital camera with a built in solar panel! i hate having to switch batteries out every couple of pictures