A Solar Tree Has Been “Planted” in Kharkiv

The first tree made of solar panels has recently appeared on the main square of the National Technical University in the city of Kharkiv.

Scientists of the University’s Industrial and Biomedical Electronics Department have ensured the possibility to charge mobile phones and use the Internet near the tree, and it also works as a street-lamp at night.

Source: https://ukr.segodnya.ua/

According to Professor Evhen Sokol, Principal of the University, three more such trees will soon appear on the campus’ territory. This is part of the University and the Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Arts common project aimed at creating Science and Technology Park – STEAMPARK – with a number of industrial and art objects, including wind turbines.

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