The Explorer is a one-of-a-kind search engine that showcases profitable climate solutions from all over the world which are part of an ever-growing, curated, and publicly-accessible database. Select your profile, your needs and climate goals to discover the solutions that fit best with your situation.

Explore Learn more

Cancel Confirm

My Search Alerts

The Solutions Explorer lets you create alerts that match your needs. You can create several alerts and you will receive a notification each time a new Solar Impulse Efficient Solutions is labeled and matches your filters.

Your Search Alerts will show up here.

Sign in to create alerts for your filters and search terms.

Sign in

Don't have an account?

Sign up

My Favorites

The Solutions Explorer lets you shortlist your favorite solutions.

Your favorites will show up here.

Sign in to add a solution to your favorites.

Sign in

Don't have an account?

Sign up

Contact the Solution's Provider

You can contact each Solution’s Provider through the « Solutions Explorer » contact form. The team will also follow up to make sure you’ll have an answer to your request.

Your contact form will show up here.

Sign in to contact the Solution's Provider

Sign in

Don't have an account?

Sign up

My Account

Sign in

Don't have an account?

Sign up

EV-1 Electric Motorcycle

An electric motorcycle with a disruptive battery architecture and exoskeleton chassis

November 2020

EV-1 Electric Motorcycle

An electric motorcycle with a disruptive battery architecture and exoskeleton chassis

  • World Alliance Member
  • Featured Solution
  • Labelled Solution
Label Date November 30, 2020
From France
Maturity stage TRL 6 - Prototype testing 1:1 in lab

This Solution delivers a zero tailpipe emission motorbike using local and sustainable materials. Newron has developed an exoskeleton chassis with integrated batteries to reduce the overall weight and thus reduce costs and energy consumption. The motorcycle is equipped with composite wooden and linen fibre parts sourced locally: 80% of the parts come from Europe. The EV-1 has an exclusive design, outstanding performance and offers tailor-made services for the customer. This Solution delivers an environmentally sustainable alternative to mainstream motorbikes without compromising cost or style.

The Environmental Benefits

  • Zero tailpipe emissions from operation
  • Uses 50% recycled and local materials, 80% of the motorcycle can be recycled
  • 85% lower CO2 emissions over product lifetime compared to mainstream alternative
  • 0.7 € of electricity to travel 100km

The Financial Benefits

  • Payback time is less than 8 years
  • Allows a €3,000 savings over product lifetime compared to mainstream alternative

Target client profile


Activity Region

  • Headquarters
  • Activity

Company Profile

Newron Motors

Newron Motors' ambition is to design a new kind of motorcycle. 100% electric, connected and intelligent.

Headquarters 95220 Herblay-sur-Seine, France
Type Startup or self-employed
View company profile Solution website

Networking Partner

Cleantech Open France

The Cleantech Open France is looking for the best clean technology ideas from around the country. This is the largest cleantech accelerator program in France and it belongs to the largest international network of cleantech startups, the Cleantech Open founded in California, which has a presence in more than 20 countries worldwide.

Solutions Associated 38
View partner profile


EuroQuity is the web service created by Bpifrance in partnership with KfW to put growth companies in contact with development partners and with investors in particular.

Solutions Associated 32
View partner profile


Contact the Solution Provider Add to Favorites

The information set out above, is solely for the purposes of information and the Solar Impulse Foundation does not provide any guarantee as to its authenticity, completeness or accuracy. This information does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation to buy into, transact or to enter into any agreement with any of the parties or persons mentioned above. Potential investors or interested parties are solely responsible for their investment or business decisions and for performing any due diligence required by the circumstances. The innovator Newron Motors has asserted ownership of the intellectual property rights for images, videos, and content showcased above, affirming full and unrestricted usage rights, and has provided explicit permission for the Solar Impulse Foundation to publish such information designated as "public" in the application form.