Jun 11 2015

Meet Sol: WeWi's Solar-Powered Notebook Computer for Global Good

Solar-powered technology has come a long way, and WeWi's Sol is helping nonprofits do important work in the field. We spoke with WeWi CFO Patrick McGuinness about the solar-powered notebook to learn about its potential benefits for nonprofits.

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    • Patrick McGuinness, CFO for WeWi

Video Highlights

  • The product was initially developed after an experience in Ghana where power wasn't reliably available
  • The notebook is ruggedized and the solar panel attaches to the device within the case
  • Using solar-powered technology means this notebook can truly operate anywhere in the world