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Active Surfaces

We imagine a future where any surface can be active

Greentown Boston Member

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Founded 2022



Richard Swartwout


Shiv Bhakta

Founder/Business Development

About the Company

Active Surfaces is commercializing an ultra thin-film solar technology based on decades of MIT research. Their technology can unlock terawatts of dual land use next generation deployment.

About the Solution

Active Surfaces envisions a future where any surface can be solar. Their proprietary MIT-patented technology enables them to apply flexible, light-weight solar panels to any surface. Their technology is 10x lighter, has comparable efficiency and stability, and is competitive on an LCOE-basis.