It’s a sunny time for solar energy — and for good motive: it’s considerable, renewable, and sustainable. Because the world is popping in direction of various power sources, photo voltaic is the quickest rising renewable. Actually, it accounts for over half of the 302GW of renewable capability put in internationally in 2021.


However there’s nonetheless an extended option to go. And one sector that photo voltaic can have a seismic distinction? Client tech.

Swedish deeptech scaleup Exeger entered this house in 2009, with the imaginative and prescient to harness photo voltaic power for shopper electronics and make battery life woes a factor of the previous.

Now, 13 years later, the corporate counts greater than 200 workers and has two photo voltaic cell factories in Stockholm, the place it engineers and produces its patented {hardware}. Referred to as Powerfoyle, the expertise may be seamlessly built-in into current units, enabling them to rework indoor and outside gentle into nearly limitless power.


Presently, six merchandise utilizing Exeger’s expertise have been commercialized. Three of them are solar-powered headphones: the Urbanista Los Angeles, the Urbanista Phoenix, and the Adidas RPT-02 Sol. The corporate has additionally built-in Powerfoyle into the Blue Tiger Solare communication headset, the POC Omne Everlasting bike helmet, and the Spåra Hund, a self-powered canine harness.

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