TRAVEL SOLAR PARASOL
Compact solar Parasol version 2 for Exel Composites 2018. Designed to integrate into Manfrotto’s tripods with a new CF utility tray/table. Parasol v2.0 uses carbon fibre 3-section tripod with aluminium extension boom as its structural frame.
Parasol utilizes 32 monocrystalline PV solar cells. Laminated inside two 0.5mm XENSATION® COVER glass sheets forming sandwiched PV modules of 4 cells.
Operates with detachable power unit with batteries, charge controller and power inverter.
Developed together with Exel Composites, Sunovation PRODUKTION GmbH and Manfrotto.
Glass components: Schott Technical Glass Solutions GmbH. Power components: Megasol Energie AG.
Copyright VILLE KOKKONEN OFFICE FOR INDUSTRIAL DESIGN GmbH. Project team VK, Mikko Lassila.