Ubiquitous Energy: Utilizing transparent solar panels to convert skyscrapers into energy generators

A transparent solar panel that can go on any surface and can generate energy anywhere.

The Problem

With each passing year, Solar energy becomes cheaper to sell, maintain, and scale. And yet, despite these improvements, many business and homeowners are hesitant to implement solar energy technology on their buildings. One of the most common complaint is that solar panels are an eye-sore. But now, Ubiquitous Energy has developed a technology that not only puts this complaint to rest but comes with many additional benefits.

The Solution

Ubiquitous energy has developed the first truly transparent solar energy panel. These panels can be placed on everyday battery-powered devices like mobile phones, smartwatches, tablets, and even Google glasses without adding any aesthetic blemishes. But the real promising breakthrough of transparent solar is that it can be used on windows -- specifically the windows of skyscrapers. The widespread adoption of transparent solar panels could make our skyscrapers have a negative net carbon footprint. Ubiquitous energy is currently working with commercial partners to develop its first production prototype.

Stage of Development

  • Early Stage
  • Established Prototype
  • Scaling
  • Other

Organization to Receive Funds

Ubiquitous Energy

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