Goal Zero Links Solar Panels With Third Party Products

Salt Lake City-based Goal Zero, the maker of portable solar chargers and accessories for the outdoor enthusiast market, is looking to link up its products with third party manufacturers, saying today it has just launched a new program called Solar Ready. The company said it has already linked its products with backpack maker Gregory Mountain Packs, which is integrating "solar ready" backpacks into its line of products for outdoor enthusiasts. Goal Zero said the new effort will gie brand ability to integrate its panel and power packs into future outdoor products. Gregory's new "solar ready" packs connect to Goal Zero's Nomad solar panels and portable batteries.