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August 20, 2019
Daily Hampshire Gazette
The Solstreet solar-powered bench outside the Easthampton Municipal Building has room for municipal announcements. STAFF PHOTO/MICHAEL CONNORS

EASTHAMPTON — Have you ever been running errands when your cellphone suddenly runs out of battery? A new solar-powered bench doubling as a charging station in front of the Easthampton Municipal Building provides a solution.

For a one-month demonstration project at 50 Payson Ave., the city of Easthampton has partnered with Solstreet to install the solar-powered outdoor bench, which is fitted with six USB charging ports, LED graphics and a E Ink digital update board for city announcements.

“I’ve been looking and talking to businesses and constituents on ways to communicate ›› read more

May 17, 2019
Ultravirgo
Charge up!

Our latest branding was launched in Times Square this week. We've been working with Solstreet over the last few months to brand their new company and product. They are bringing completely solar-powered street furniture to urban areas, starting with New York City. Their first product - a bench with integrated phone charging and community message board made its debut in Times Square as part of NYCxDESIGN.

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August 19, 2019
22 News - WWLP.com
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EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – A new concept in outdoor seating has made its way to Easthampton.

Say your phone battery is dead and because your outside, you think you have no way of charging it. Easthampton is changing that.

From afar, it might just look like a regular LED Sign with a bench, but get a little closer and you can see it’s a place where you can sit down and charge your phone. Easthampton has introduced the Solstreet bench. ›› read more