Member - Zéphyr Solar

Zéphyr Solar develops solar balloons in order to quickly bring energy and services on isolated sites.

Type Startup or self-employed
Founded 2016
Company Size 5
Member Type
Founders Julie Dautel, Cédric Tomissi
Headquarters 75004 Paris, France
Social network
Zéphyr Solar


Zéphyr Solar is the ambitious project of two enthusiasts founders, Cédric Tomissi and Julie Dautel, driven by the goal to facilitate assistance to people in situation of great precariousness. The company was born out of a shared vision: facilitate humanitarian intervention by allowing access to energy in a crisis situation through solar balloons. We created Zéphyr Solar and our solar balloons to quickly bring energy and services on isolated sites. For this we developed a lightweight solar panels technology integrated on top of the balloons. It produces enough energy to power ground activities and supply on-board equipments such as communication antennas or cameras. Having our balloon between 15 to 150 meters with embedded features also allow us to target the air services markets (drones markets) on 2 segments: surveillance and rapid deployment of telecommunication network.
Headquarters 75004 Paris, France

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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