Lightyear Layer

Cutting-edge solar modules

500 miles
reduced CO₂ footprint
reduced charging dependency
lower operating costs

The expansive potential of our solar charging systems

Lightyear Layer is dedicated to providing businesses with sustainable mobility solutions that reduce the CO₂ impact of mobility, charging dependency and increase operational freedom. Our in-house engineered and manufactured Vehicle Integrated Photovoltaics (VIPV) platform provides grid-independent solutions that maximise energy efficiency and energy yield. By harnessing the power of the sun, our technology contributes to a more sustainable future and reduces dependence on traditional energy sources. We aim to help our business customers bring the advantages of solar mobility to a larger audience worldwide and pave the way for solar electric vehicles. Join us in our mission to transform the way we approach mobility and help create a cleaner, more sustainable world for future generations.

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High energy yield

At Lightyear Layer, we prioritise the overall energy yield of our solar charging system. Our technology delivers the highest average annual  energy yield (kWh/year), resulting in the highest number of yearly solar kms/m² on the market. making it a more reliable and cost-effective solution compared to comparable products.

Lightyear Layer - High energy yield
Customised solutions

We understand that every business has unique needs when it comes to integrating solar technology into their products. That's why our VIPV system is designed to be versatile, with the ability to adapt to different shapes, sizes, and functionalities. We can customise our solutions to suit your specific requirements, and can deliver a full solution from "photon to battery", including panel, power conversion and data platform.

Lightyear Layer - Customised solutions
Certified safety and durability

At Lightyear Layer, we ensure that all our products are certified to meet industry safety, reliability, and durability standards. Our VIPV system is built to last, with low degradation over a long period of time. This guarantees that our products are not only high-performing but also safe and reliable for your customers to use.

Lightyear Layer - Certified safety and durability

Application areas


Passenger vehicles

Our VIPV system is perfectly suited for passenger vehicles, which is our biggest application area. Our expertise and experience in the automotive industry enable us to provide a highly aesthetic solar charging system solution that is the most efficient and effective to meet the needs of the market. With our technology, we aim to increase the accessibility of clean mobility for everyone, making it easier and more affordable to reduce carbon emissions on the road.



The yachting industry is an ideal fit for our integrated photovoltaics technology. Our solar modules offer high performance, durability in harsh conditions, and an aesthetically pleasing appearance that meets the specific requirements for integrated solar applications in this industry. Whether newly built or retrofitted, our VIPV system is an excellent choice for yachts looking to reduce their carbon footprint and increase their energy independence.


Light commercial vehicles

Light commercial vehicles have a large solar surface, making them an excellent application area for our VIPV technology. By integrating our high-performing solar solution, businesses can decrease their total cost of ownership and increase accessibility to clean mobility. Our system is designed to be versatile and can be customised to fit the unique needs of each business.

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About Lightyear

We design for independence and convenience. We create clean solar electric cars that can drive off-grid and into all of life's adventures.

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