Ubiquitous Energy-Ubiquitous Energy’s Truly Transparent Solar Technology Demonstrated Globally in BMW Brand Stores
REDWOOD CITY, CA—(Business Wire)—Ubiquitous Energy, Inc., leader in transparent solar technology, is pleased to announce that itsClearView PowerTM technology is being demonstrated in BMW Brand Stores around the world this summer as part of BMW’s “i Exhibition.” The ClearView Power transparent photovoltaic coating is being displayed on 6-inch glass panels produced in Ubiquitous Energy’s Silicon Valley pilot production facility. The demonstrations will provide BMW customers and partners a glimpse of the new material that will allow windows to generate electricity.
The ClearView Power demonstration units were rolled out in the BMW Brand Store in Paris in mid-April. In the coming months, there will also be exhibits in Munich, Brussels, London, Shanghai, and Seoul where ClearView Power prototypes will be on display. “We’re delighted that BMW chose Ubiquitous Energy to participate in this global tour for innovative new technologies,” said Ubiquitous Energy CEO, Miles Barr. “The automotive industry has shown great interest in using our lightweight, transparent solar materials in next-generation vehicles.”
The BMW i Exhibition is taking place in BMW Brand Stores and BMW Driving Centers around the world and invites visitors to enter new holistic experiences. In order to achieve this goal, BMW partners with brands, artists, and startup companies to connect previously unfamiliar worlds and explore new dimensions. BMW invites these partners to jointly make use of the experiential formats as a platform to present both BMW and the partners in an unprecedented context.
About Ubiquitous Energy
Ubiquitous Energy is the world leader in transparent photovoltaics. Its award-winning ClearView Power technology is the only truly transparent solar product. ClearView Power harvests solar energy and serves as an invisible, onboard source of electricity for a variety of end products. The thin coating can be applied to the surface of automotive and building windows to provide electricity generation and energy efficiency or to the displays of mobile electronic devicesto provide infinite battery life. Spun out of MIT in 2012, Ubiquitous Energy is now producing its highly transparent, efficient solar cells in its pilot production facility in Silicon Valley. For more information, visitwww.ubiquitous.energy or email [email protected].
About BMW Group
With its three brands BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce, the BMW Group is the world’s leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles and also provides premium financial and mobility services. As a global company, the BMW Group operates 31 production and assembly facilities in 14 countries and has a global sales network in more than 140 countries. In 2015, the BMW Group sold approximately 2.247 million cars and nearly 137,000 motorcycles worldwide. The success of the BMW Group has always been based on long-term thinking and responsible action. For more information, visitwww.bmwgroup.com.