Irish solar panel firm partners with Fiat

From the Emerald Isle comes news that SolarPrint – an energy technology company has just signed a deal with Fiat to develop solar panels for their cars.

The panels will be incorporated into the vehicle roofs, to generate alternative fuel sources.

According to Inside Ireland, The new “smart roof” will incorporate low cost photo voltaic (PV) – or solar – cells and lithium batteries that will in turn be used to power on board devices in cars.

The 3million euro project also involves other european companies.

Read more about the deal and how Fiat see the “smart roof” working in production models by clicking here.

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