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AT&T brings free solar charging to NY City

technologyEdward KiledjianComment
Image by  Jimmy_Joe  under Creative Commons License

Image by Jimmy_Joe under Creative Commons License

AT&T is bringing back their solar street charging stations to NY city which will make thousands of tourists and locals happy. Your happiness should last until September when AT&T scoops up these stations and prepares them for winter hibernation.

45 of these will be distributed accross New York City (double the 2013 number). These are completely free and available to everyone (not just AT&T customers). 

The stations so have an internal battery which means they will charge your power hungry phone or tablet even at night.

Find these selfie saving devices in the following 5 burrows:


  • Central Park
  • Marcus Garvey Park
  • Coenties Slip
  • Old Slip
  • Mannahatta
  • Pier 15
  • East River Esplanade
  • Bowling Green Park
  • South Street Seaport
  • Edgar Plaza
  • Union Square
  • Governor's Island


  • Flushing Meadows Corona Park
  • Rockaway Beach

The Bronx:

  • Orchard Beach


  • Brooklyn Bridge Park
  • Coney Island
  • Brighton Beach

Staten Island:

  • South Beach
  • Midland Beach

You can read the details on AT&T's special webpage (link).