This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Solar Window Socket: Stick up and Plug in

by Hazel Chua

If only harnessing the power of the Sun could be as simple as sticking an outlet with a solar panel onto your window. That’s the idea designers Kyuho Song and Boa Oh are pushing for with their Window Socket concept design.

Window Socket

It’s basically an outlet you fasten onto any clear window so that it charges up by absorbing the sun’s solar energy. When you want to power something up, simply stick the plug into the socket and that’s it.


The design description indicates that the solar energy will be transformed into electrical energy by a converter, although I can’t really see where they could have crammed that circuitry inside of the small puck-like device.

Window Socket1

I think the Window Socket is a grand idea, and it would be awesome if they actually managed to turn it into a reality.

[via Yanko Design]

Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Comments (3):

  1. Mike says:

    I travel a lot for work all over the world.
    This would be perfect for the laptop outlet in the room that you cant find!! :)
    Just pull out of your bag and stick to the hotel window!

  2. Alex says:

    where can i find it or buy it?

  3. Maisonentravaux says:

    Pour les francophone, un petit article sur cette technologie : http://www.maisonentravaux.fr/fenetres/fenetre-pvc-alu-bois/window-socket-electricite-solaire-gratuite-fenetre .. Nous détaillons la technologie

More from Awesomer Media...

theawesomer logo
Tom Thum: Ratchet Face This is the Police Deal: Bone Conduction Headphones Glowing Scorpions 95octane logo
2000 Cobra R Mustang with 85 Miles for Sale Matech Ford GT1 Racecar Turns up on eBay SYNC 3 finds a Home in All the 2017 Fords Smart fortwo Rewinds Time with Landau Roof Option mightymega logo
Prime 1 Studio Premium Masterline Optimus Prime G1 Statue Star Trek: Discovery Ship Teased The Evolution of Star Trek 3A Toys x Hasbro Transformers G1 Optimus Prime Action Figure