Gallery: Charge Your Cell Phone for Free at Pensa’s Pop-Up Solar Chargi...

Cellphone dead? No sweat. Head on over to Street Charge, a group of solar-powered phone charging stations in Dumbo, Brooklyn, and juice it back up for free. Implemented by Pensa, a Dumbo-based design group, the impromptu USB charging stations are located at the Pearl Street Triangle Plaza and allow full phone charges in minutes while you beat the summer heat under cheery sunbrellas. Combine that with Dumbo’s free neighborhood wifi, outdoor seating, and fantastic views of the city, who would ever want to work indoors again?

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