SUNLABS

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SUNLAB´s system facilitate and automate the acquisition of solar generation by anyone, in their place, tracking the best technology and price conditions, preferably provided by affiliated companies near customer´s residence.

PROBLEM / OPPORTUNITY

Brazilian photovoltaic market has more than 1,500 companies and customers wait a long time to quote prices. They think photovoltaic prices are high due to lack of information. Anyway, it´s a continuously growing market (between 70% and 85% per year).

SOLUTION / VALUE PROPOSITION

SUNLAB´s system facilitate and automate the acquisition of solar generation by anyone, in their place, tracking the best technology and price conditions, preferably provided by affiliated companies near customer´s residence.

BUSINESS MODEL

Our product consists on an electronic sales system (web-based software - running in PC or mobile devices) that offers the client an all-in-one experience since simulating until purchasing a photovoltaic generator, suitable for home and small business use. The advantage of using this service is that the costumer will not need to look for the best solar energy solution in many places, to get the best price. The software will perform all the steps in this process, quickly and safely.

What is the goal of the project?

Help people to simulate and buy their solar PV energy systems and save money, in a quick, safe and mobile way.
Help small PV energy contractors to reach qualified clientes in their regions.

What is the result of the project?

Make solar energy more popular and uncomplicated in many cities around the globe. Anyone will be able to understand and buy it at the best price, using their cell phone or notebook.
Make small PV companies more profitable, finding their clients easily.
Make cities more sustainable, increasing the use of renewable energies.

Who initiated the project and which organizations are involved?

  • Gabriel Bertran (business consultant in GBERTRAN REPRESENTAÇÕES, Brazil);
  • Orozimbo Rosa (digital marketing specialist in AUTORIA DIGITAL, Brazil).

What is the next step?

We need to:

  • Participate in an acceleration program in Amsterdam;
  • Get an investment fund (seed, angel, etc.);
  • Open a business in Amsterdam;
  • Hire App developers in Amsterdam.
    Anyone that want to take part of this project, please join us!

What can other cities learn from your project?

Everybody can learn fast how to use PV technology to help the world to be more sustainable, using less hidroelectric, nuclear and thermal power plants. It´s just click and use our automated system, all PV energy supply chain will be set in motion for sustainability.
Our key success factor is to value small business in the photovoltaic industry. We will not substitute them, we´ll be partners. Another key factor is to reach the best price (in equipments and services) for the costumer who wants to generate his/her own energy, in the region where he/she lives. All those advantages will be in his/her hands! They will buy locally and this system can be replicated to any city in the world.

www.sunlabs.com.br

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