Gallery: BREAKING: AT&T and Goal Zero Roll Out Street Charge Solar-Powe...

We all know how devastating a dead cell phone can be, so AT&T's big news of the morning should be music to the ears of anyone who dreads that low-battery chirp. The telecom provider will join solar company Goal Zero and DUMBO-based design studio Pensa today to unveil the new AT&T Street Charge solar-powered cell phone charging station pilot program at Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn. The elegant wood and metal modules will collect energy from the sun and allow New Yorkers to plug in whenever they need some extra battery power. Additional solar charging stations will also be deployed at a number of additional locations throughout the 5 boroughs - read on to find the one closest to you.

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  1. Tanya Elder July 22, 2013 at 11:33 am

    I used one of these at Governor’s Island yesterday. I was happy for it, but the iPhone 5 plus was corroded, probably from sea salt, and didn’t work. I luckily had my own jack and plugged it into the USB jack, and since my phone was completely dead, I could not detect whether it was charging or not until someone else with me tried to their own phone in the USB plug. All in all, two our of three USB jacks worked, and the iPhone 5 plug did not. But I was happy for a charge.