Member Companies

Active Surfaces

We imagine a future where any surface can be active

Greentown Boston Member

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Founded 2022


Electricity, Manufacturing

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. Its 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. Its proprietary, MIT-patented technology makes it possible to apply flexible, light-weight solar panels to any surface. Its technology is 10x lighter, has comparable efficiency and stability, and is competitive on an LCOE-basis.