College of Engineering

A grant to Materials & Textiles Department

The Materials and Textiles Department has received a grant to work with Konarka Technologies on making photovoltaic fabrics. One immediate goal is to make tents with a built-in solar power supply for the US Army. Konarka, based in Lowell, is a leading developer of flexible solar power.

For more information: www.konarka.com.

Author: "Paul Calvert"
Date: 12-3-2007

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