Chemistry Ångström-based startup wins climate change prize
Jacinto Sá and Cristina Paun together lead Peafowl Solar Power, a startup that recently won an award for its efforts in aiding the climate.
It was through the organization "Startup 4 Climate" that they took home the grand prize with the following motivation:
- Peafowl Solar Power from Uppsala have developed transparent solar cells. Peafowl’s main focus is to deploy the solar cells as facilitators of smart control of buildings, thereby making the buildings as energy efficient and climate-friendly as possible. Smart control of buildings can save enormous amounts of energy and costs that is currently spent on inefficient heating, ventilation and air conditioning.