Smartflower is an innovative invention of photovoltaic technology, the idea behind this is to show the whole world that photovoltaic systems could be simple, efficient and attractive designed.
Smartflower offers four different models, with the same structure: Smartflower POP, the most economic, Smartflower POP+, with bateries, Smartflower POP-e specially for charging bikes and cars, and the most elegant and sophistic Smartflower SF32.
As the sun rises in the morning, smartflower POP unfolds itself completely automatically. It directs its solar modular fan (with a surface area of 18 m2) towards the sun and begins producing electricity for you – for your hot shower, your fresh coffee, the breakfast radio. Thanks to dual-axle sun tracking, the fan moves reliably along with the sun throughout the day. The result: in comparison with the static rooftop system, the unit starts earlier in order to produce the exact amount of electricity you need. It consistently maintains the electricity supply and even uses the energy from the last sun rays efficiently enough to cover your early evening electricity requirements. Only then, does it close up to its secure position, which is also completely automatic.
Astronomically controlled and movable across two axes: the circular solar modular fan constantly tracks the sun and always sets itself at an exact 90-degree angle to it, even when the sun is hidden behind clouds. The astounding result: up to 40% more output as compared to a conventional rooftop system, which receives optimum sunlight only for a few hours during the year. In continuous operation, the sensors permanently monitor the wind speed. In winds above 54 km/h, smartflower POP automatically folds into its secure position in order to avoid damages. If the wind increases further, 63 km/h or more, it takes up the secondary security position (same as night position). The sensors continue to function and when the wind decreases, the system folds out completely and returns to its electricity-producing tracking position.
SMARTFLOWER STANDS FOR THE FOLLOWING: Sustainable ways of thinking and being proactive are the elementary supporting pillars of our company’s philosophy. Manufacturing takes place in Austria using high quality materials so that our products produce electricity as long as possible. 25 years – we guarantee this is with our module performance guarantee. We also create jobs in an emerging, future-oriented branch of industry.
The POP-e for recharging electric vehicles has a conection for bicycles and another one for cars and vans. The system generates about 4.000 kWh per year.