31st July 2017

Los Alamos company’s innovation ignites prospect of energy-gathering windows

Hunter McDaniel would love to be the one that helps expand solar energy to the world’s biggest cities.But when he looks at the densely packed urban centers awash with skyscrapers, he doesn’t see many rooftops that can accommodate solar panels or other devices. What he does see are windows, lots of them.

McDaniel is founder and president of a Los Alamos-based company that is pioneering a material that can be folded into windows to better focus the light into electricity. He sees the company he founded with help from Los Alamos National Laboratory, UbiQD, as the best path to advance the design of solar windows in urban settings as well as remote greenhouses far off the grid.

Read the full article in the Santa Fe New Mexican.