Renewable Energy with a Lot of Heart and a Smartflower

When people think of Doctors Mark and Barbara Galantowicz, they think of well-respected medical professionals who are passionate about children’s healthcare, who have saved countless lives, and who continue to inspire many more. What people may not know, though, is that Mark and Barbara are also strong advocates for sustainable living. They installed a Smartflower […]

Can a Smartflower Installed at a Kansas Zoo Help Primates in Madagascar?

A Smartflower can now be spotted at the Lee Richardson Zoo in Garden City, Kansas, and is the very first in the state! The flower, installed earlier this month, is located directly behind the Primate Forest – Lemurs! exhibit in the zoo and provides power to the primate building. Any excess electricity produced is redirected […]

Halcyon Arts Lab Shows Their Community What a Clean Energy Future Looks Like with Smartflower

A Smartflower was installed at the Halcyon Arts Lab in Washington DC earlier this year. The unit provides power to the Halcyon Arts Lab, which is located on the site of the historic Fillmore School that was built in 1893 and demonstrates their commitment to being on the forefront of clean, renewable energy.     […]

Maglebo Vineyard Embraces Both Nature and Technology with Two New Smartflowers

Two Smartflowers were recently installed at the Maglebo Vineyard & Country House in Helsinge, Denmark. The vineyard is both eco-friendly and self-sustainable and contains not just a Bed and Breakfast, but also a fruit and vegetable garden that grows produce like potatoes, oats, and other vegetables, as well as a 4-hectare forest. The two new […]

Flower Power Comes to Marietta With Cobb EMC’s New Solar Flower Garden

A new and innovative Solar Flower Garden was unveiled on the Cobb EMC Corporate Campus in Marietta, Georgia back in June 2020. The garden contains three Smartflowers and is part of Cobb EMC’s ongoing campus microgrid and sustainability project, Project Solarbe. Peter Heintzelman, the CEO of Cobb EMC, was the catalyst who brought Smartflower to […]

The First Smartflowers in Boston Bloom in Assembly Row

SOMERVILLE, Mass. (August 6, 2020) – SmartFlower Solar, the Boston-based solar company behind the award-winning Smartflower, introduced its first multi-unit Smartflower installation in Massachusetts at Assembly Row, the growing neighborhood just minutes from downtown Boston. This multi-unit installation is one of many planned installations in Boston, inspiring a clean energy future within the community. SmartFlower Solar has […]

Denmark’s First Publicly Owned Smartflower Blooms on 100% Renewable Samsø Island

Denmark’s first publicly owned Smartflower was installed on Samsø Island earlier this year in May and has been blooming ever since. The Smartflower was installed right in front of the office of the Mayor of Samsø Island, Marcel Meijer, and provides power to the island. Given Samsø Island’s reputation as a model renewable energy island, […]

The Taiwan Cement Company Gives Back to Their Community with the First Smartflower Installation in Taiwan

Earlier this year, three Smartflowers were installed at the Taiwan Cement Corporation’s DAKA Open Ecological Recycling Factory (otherwise known as TCC DAKA) in Hualien, Taiwan, making it the very first Smartflower installation in Taiwan! The three Smartflowers supply clean, renewable electricity to the Vision House and signboard at the main gate of the TCC DAKA […]

The Palm Beach Pickle Company Makes Green Pickles Truly ‘Green’ with Smartflower

Picture this: It’s 2017. Bobby Weir from the Grateful Dead is auctioning his autographed Tesla Model S at the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Gala Auction. You really like the Grateful Dead. So, you go to the gala because you really want to see Bobby’s Tesla, and you see this beautiful solar flower on display that you […]

Smartflower Spends its Fourth Year with Enel Chile

The Smartflower at Enel Chile was installed back in 2015 and is still blooming brightly. During the 4 years it has been installed, the Smartflower has been lauded as an architectural icon that acts as a visual representation of Enel Chile’s sustainable initiatives, and as a first step towards their larger sustainability journey. Enel Chile […]

The King Juan Carlos University in Madrid Commits to Sustainability and Cost Savings with Smartflower

The Smartflower at the King Juan Carlos University.   The King Juan Carlos University (URJC), located in Madrid, Spain, is making huge strides to showcase its commitment to sustainability. Their commitment comes not only in the form of conventional renewable energy production and energy-efficient classrooms, but also in the form of Spain’s first Smartflower installed […]

Smartflower Solar Unveils the Smartflower +Plus Integrated Battery Storage System, at Solar Power International

The new integrated battery storage system from SmartFlower Solar, the Smartflower +Plus, will be debuting at Solar Power International today.   BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS (September 24, 2019) – SmartFlower Solar will be debuting their new integrated battery storage system, the Smartflower +Plus, today at Solar Power International (SPI) in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Smartflower +Plus […]

Trinity High School Uses Smartflowers to Support Students and Community

Trinity High School believes in using technology to address and solve real-world problems, which is why they installed three Smartflowers on their campus in Washington, Pennsylvania earlier this spring. The Trinity Area School District received funding from the Local Share Account (LSA) grant that provided a way to purchase their very own Smartflowers as well […]

Smartflower Brings Power to Tivoli Friheden in Denmark

Tivoli Friheden is a well-known amusement park located right in the heart of Aarhus, Denmark, which not only added a new amusement called the ‘Hjertekig’, a 65-meter free-fall tower, but also installed the world’s first all-in-one solar flower as part of their sustainability initiatives. The Smartflower powers the fountain in ‘The Green Square’, a newly […]

Smartflower Blooms for the First Time on UNC’s Campus

A Smartflower has recently been installed on the front lawn of the César Chávez Cultural Center in the University of Northern Colorado (UNC). It provides 2,500 watts of power to meet the majority of the center’s needs. The students at UNC were the driving force behind this decision, as their Student Leadership for Environmental Action […]

Carlsberg brings the Smartflower to Roskilde Festival

This year, Northern Europe’s biggest music festival, Roskilde Festival, not only welcomes performers like Bob Dylan, MØ, Wu Tang Clan and The Cure, but also Smartflower, the world’s only solar solution to use an all-in-one, sculptural design and intelligent solution to produce clean, sustainable energy. Christian Sveigaard, Head of Tuborg in Denmark, had this to […]

East Gwillimbury Canada and Smartflower

Nu NRG Group, our Canadian Strategic Partner is proud to announce a significant Municipal Project, first of its kind in Canada. Nu NRG, as part of an ongoing initiative with Green Earth Village (Near Zero Community) are proud to be a part of the unveiling of the Smartflower at the East Gwillimbury Civic Centre. The […]

Aspen East in Killington VT Debuts Their New Smartflower

This past November, Aspen East installed a new attraction outside its shop on Route 4 in Killington: the Smartflower – solar panels that expand (“bloom”) each morning at sunrise, rotate to follow the sun throughout the day, then retract at dusk. Aspen East is the second location in Vermont to have a smartflower. Green Mountain […]

It’s Patriot’s Day in Boston and We’re Helping Out Fort Benning

Today is Patriots Day in Boston. It also feels like spring as its getting warmer and raining. Good luck to the runner’s in the Boston Marathon too. The primary event associated with Patriots Day is the Boston Marathon, which will be run for the 123rd time in 2019. The oldest continuously held annual marathon in […]

Watch Smartflower on This Old House

Do you have questions about the importance of solar? Ever wonder how Smartflower can help reduce or eliminate your energy costs? Find out now on Ask This Old House, and watch the Smartflower in action!  

Flower power to generate energy at Detroit Zoo

The Detroit Zoo has installed a 16-by-16-foot flower-shaped solar energy system in another move toward environmental sustainability. The all-in-one ground-mounted smartflower, the Detroit Zoological Society announced, can generate 40 percent more energy than a traditional solar panel system, and it cleans itself twice a day from dust, snow and other particles. The zoo also recently built manure-generated power facility […]

This Flower-Shaped Solar Panel Can Power Your Entire Home

HouseBeautiful.com captures the smartflower perfectly, writing that it is “remarkably self-sufficient” and has the ability to “revolutionize the way we harness and use energy in our homes”. Their characterization of the smartflower couldn’t be more spot on. SmartFlower Solar’s mission is to provide more homeowners, as well as schools, businesses and municipalities the ability to produce […]

Smartflower Solar Power is Putting a Twist on ‘Petal’ Power

OrganicAuthority.com says we’re “putting a twist on ‘petal’ power” and they’re right! In addition to being an ideal solution for those whom rooftop solar is not feasible, the smartflower is also a beautiful piece of architecture. Its elegant design is one of the key motivators in a customer’s purchase decision and visibly communicates one’s commitment to […]

Flower-Shaped Solar Panel Follows the Sun

Curbed.com keys into the smartflower’s most well-known smart feature — “smart tracking”. The smartflower has a dual-axis tracker that allows the solar panels to automatically follow the sun at a 90-degree angle throughout the day. This means that the smartflower is always at the optimal angle to the sun to ensure maximum optimization. The result? The […]

This Solar Panel Design Moves With the Sun Through the Arc of Day

Over the past nine weeks, we’ve received a tremendous amount of wonderful press coverage, including video shares and editorial features. In the coming days we’ll be positing highlights in our blog & news page as a thank you to the publishers and another small way to spread awareness of #ClimateChangeAction. Our first shout out goes to Architectural Digest for featuring […]