Noon Solar

Noon Solar was a company that incorporated flexible thin solar panels into bags to charge small electronics. Founded in 2003 by Marianne Fairbanks and Jane Palmer the company manufactured bags until 2010 and patented (US PATENT # 59170) their method of integrating the flexible thin film panel into the bag and capturing the energy in a small battery pack. One goal of the company was to provide a way to disconnect from conventional power sources and to still be connected into a larger network of information.