PeafowlGlass: Smart glass with embedded sensors

PeafowlGlass: Smart glass with embedded sensors

The most energy intensive system of a commercial building tends to be HVAC – heating ventilation and air conditioning – which account for over 50% of the energy use. In smart buildings, using optimized regulation, this can be cut by 15%. And that is not a compromise...

Rapid coronatesting could be enabled by plasmonics

Rapid coronatesting could be enabled by plasmonics

Plasmonic nanoparticles are useful not only for transparent solar cells, but also for development of biological and chemical sensors. Plasmonic biosensors and plasmonic PCR are now proposed for rapid testing of covid-19.

Welcome our new CEO: Per Edström

Welcome our new CEO: Per Edström

In the midst of recent turbulent events, our team keeps growing both inside and outside the lab – and we are happy to welcome Per Edström as our new CEO. Per is a serial entrepreneur who brings over 30 years of experience in developing innovative early stage companies...

Vinnova grant success!

Vinnova grant success!

We are happy to have been granted another 0.9 M SEK from the Swedish Innovation Agency Vinnova to further test and develop our business model during the upcoming year. Cristina Paun, co-founder of Peafowl Solar Power and coordinator of the project (pictured), looks...

3.4 million SEK from the Swedish Energy Agency

3.4 million SEK from the Swedish Energy Agency

We are proud to announce that we have been granted 3.4 MSEK from the Energy Agency for further development of the Ag plasmonic solar cell technology together with Uppsala university. - This is a great addition to our research capacity at this stage, says Jacinto Sá,...

Self-powered dynamic glass

Self-powered dynamic glass

Window glass with dynamic shading, often called smart windows, can regulate their transparency to improve the indoor environment and reduce energy waste. When the building needs heating, sunlight is allowed to flood into the building; when the building needs cooling,...

First live demonstration with the Peafowl Solar Cell in action

First live demonstration with the Peafowl Solar Cell in action

Last week we had the great pleasure of participating in the Web Summit in Lisbon, the worlds largest tech event. This year there were a record amount of 70 000 participants. Peafowl Solar Power was selected as an Alpha-startup which gave us the opportunity to...

Cristina and Jacinto receive the SKAPA prize for Uppsala Region

Cristina and Jacinto receive the SKAPA prize for Uppsala Region

On the 5th of September 2019 during the UIC Innovation Day we were happy and honoured to receive the SKAPA prize for Uppsala region. It is the only other prize in the world (after the Nobel prize) that can use the name of Alfred Nobel. More about the prize you can...

Jacinto Sá gives an interview for Relation Tidningen

Jacinto Sá gives an interview for Relation Tidningen

In preparation for the Uppsala Innovation Day on 5th of September 2019, the CEO of Peafowl Solar Power gives an interview at Ångström Laboratories about the history of the company and future plans. Link for the Swedish version of the article...

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