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People crowd into a Chase Bank ATM kiosk to charge phones and laptops after Sandy knocked out power in lower Manhattan on October 31, 2012 in New York City. - 

It's happened to all of us. Your phone loses its charge in that one place you can't plug it in. Now, New York City is about to get solar chargers in many of those places. The Street Charge project will provide 25 new solar charging stations across all five city boroughs. AT&T, design firm Pensa, and solar tech company Goal Zero partnered on the project.

Joe Atkin, CEO of Goal Zero, joins Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson to discuss. Click on the audio player above to hear more.


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