Solar Charging for Apple The Scoop November 6, 2013 Gossip Apple has filed a patent for a new solar charging device. Apple is big on using renewable energy, 75% of their facilities are currently using. The amount of power produced by this solar charging unit is dependent on the amount of sunlight it gets. It then needs to convert the power supply into something that you are able to use safely for your electronics. The converter or regulator which you will need to do so may add cost and bulk to the device. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply You must be logged in to post a comment.