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SolarGaps, a Ukrainian startup focused on window blinds that generate solar power, has collected over $50,000 on fundraising platform Kickstarter, paving its way for massive production.

As of May 27, as many as 207 backers donated $50,956, exceeding the pledged amount worth $50,000. Moreover, it’s still 18 days before the deadline.

SolarGaps, a Los Angeles-based company created by Ukrainian inventor and green energy activist Evgeny Eric in Kyiv, intends to kick off the production of hi-tech smart window blinds that absorb sunlight to generate energy for household or office use.

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