Member - Lightyear

Lightyear's mission is to provide clean and affordable transport everywhere, and for everyone.

Type Startup or self-employed
Founded 2016
Company Size 70
Member Type
Founders Lex Hoefsloot, Martijn Lammers, Arjo van der Ham, Koen van Ham, Qurein Biewenga
Headquarters 5708 HN Helmond, Netherlands
Social network


Drive effortlessly, electric, anywhere. The Lightyear One is the electric car that charges itself. The car has a battery range of 725km. Next to that you will be able to drive between 10.000 - 20.000km's per year purely on the sun. You can drive for weeks or months without charging, there is no need for a special EV charing infrastructure.
Headquarters 5708 HN Helmond, Netherlands

SDG’s of application

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
Clean water and sanitation
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Affordable and clean energy
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Industry, innovation and infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable cities and communities
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SDG 12
Responsible consumption and production
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Efficient Solutions

Labelled Solutions from Lightyear

The Solar Impulse Efficient Solution label seeks to bridge the gap between ecology and economy, bringing together protection of the environment and financial viability to show that these solutions are not expensive fixes to problems, but rather opportunities for clean economic growth.

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