By signing a partnership with COFREX (whose main shareholder is the French State), which is responsible for France’s participation in the universal exhibition, Akuo Energy will install the Sunstyle solar tiles on the France Pavilion. Through its historic commitment to renewable energies, Akuo Energy’s activity is in line with the theme of Expo 2020, which is “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”, the subthemes being Opportunity, Sustainability and Mobility, where the French Pavillon will be located.
Sunstyle International manufactures, markets and distributes the Sunstyle solar roof, which combines green energy production, watertight roofing and aesthetics whilst generating longterm savings for buildings. The Sunstyle roof meets the requirements of towns and cities of the future by enabling buildings to be sustainable and autonomous from an energy perspective whilst being perfectly incorporated within the urban landscape. As well as ensuring the traditional functions of a roof, Sunstyle solar tiles produce clean energy, thus participating in the energy and ecological transition and adapting to the requirements of towns and their inhabitants.
The France Pavilion, whose individual theme will be “Lights, Light”, will be located in the Mobility zone. It will radiate France’s vision internationally and will also be an amazing showcase to strengthen the French presence on cultural, scientific and industrial issues. This global event will help bring together French vision and expertise and enhance the country’s appeal overseas by highlighting its technological and scientific innovations that benefit the human beings and our planet in general.
Eric Scotto, Chairman and Co-founder of Akuo Energy, is delighted with this opportunity: “This Universal Exhibition is a truly global event, and our participation as partner in the design of the France Pavilion is a great honour. As a player of the ecological transition, it was natural for us to provide our solar tiles that will illustrate the expertise of French companies and the sustainable innovations that are allowing France to pursue its sustainable development”.
Erik Linquier adds: “Removable and reusable, the pavilion will be the most ecological ever designed by France for a major international event. Benefiting from the partnership with Akuo Energy is a major asset enabling the French Pavilion to incorporate the three pillars of biclimatism: renewable, clean and controlled energy, sustainable materials and a circular economy at work.”