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Our History

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2005

Our Birth

The firm was founded in October 2005 by Dr. Reginald Parker with co-founders Dr. J Craig Brubaker and Mico Perales.  Its was established as Ubiquitous Technologies, a technology development business headquartered in Victoria, Texas.  Its vision was to be a leading green solutions provider.

Today, our vision is to be the world’s leading provider of sustainably enabled solutions.

2006

RTC Produces New Material

The firm located and furnished its Research and Technology Center (RTC) in Tallahassee, FL.  Shortly thereafter, the technical team developed a novel semiconducting nanobiocomposite material.

Nanobiocomposite
2007

New Materials & a Spinoff

The technical staff developed additional variations of the nanobiocomposite materials.  The firm launched and spun-off Nanotailor (a nanomaterials subsidiary) based on the firm’s and NASA’s technology in producing functionalized carbon nanotubes.

Suite of NanoBioComposites
2008

New Tech, Rebranded and Relocated

Ubiquitous Technologies is renamed and rebranded as 510nano Inc.  510nano developed two processing technologies for the suite of new materials and relocated the RTC to the University of North Dakota.

Crystalized OPV Deposition TechnologyCrystalized OPV Deposition Technology
2009

New Business Line, First License

510nano initiated its power plant development business line.  510nano installed its first Concentrated PV system in Bolivia, NC.  510nano licensed its hybrid renewable energy technology to Midflare.

Reflexive
2010

Land Acquisition

510nano relocated its corporate headquarters to Washington, DC.  Also, the firm obtained an option to purchase 25 acres in the Northampton Industrial Park in Garysburg, NC.

Georgetown Photo
2011

Growth in Project and Technology Pipeline

510nano expanded its project pipeline from 25 acres to 175 acres. The firm filed for a provisional patent on a new hybrid solar technology and sold a license to Treler Enterprises LLC.

2012

Improved Positioning

To improve its financial position, 510nano signed a debt placement financing agreement with Meridian Hill Advisors LLC and safe harbored 3.5 MW of panels for 20 MW of solar farms in North Carolina.  Additionally, the firm secured four, investment grade Power Purchase Agreements.

510nano filed non-provisional patent on a new hybrid solar technology.

Finally, 510nano won $100K in a USDA grant in collaboration with Sun Farmers Institute and Sociometrics.

2013

Power Plants Realized

510nano advanced its power plant business by establishing Silicon Valley Solar (SVS) to grow its West Coast operations.  SVS completed a 121 kW solar farm in and for electricity sales for Los Gatos, CA. Additionally, the firm broke ground on 510REPP One, a 7 acre and 1.4 MW DC utility scale solar farm.

510nano and Sun Farmers Institute won $1.05M in USDA grant to help black farmers improve their energy spend — funding was not available for award.

2014

Increased Development Activities

Silicon Valley Solar farms are commissioned.  510 REPP One has a groundbreaking ceremony during the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend with the Honorable Dot Harris as its keynote speaker.  510 REPP One is completed and commissioned, selling power to Dominion Power.  510nano with M. L. Schmitt Electric and PEER CPC won a contract to provide EPC services for the town of Deerfield, MA with 35 kW of solar electricity.

2015

Diversifying Business Plan – Consulting & JV Partnerships

Delivered working prototype of solid state heat to electricity to client. Performance was 20% better than expected.

Won Small Bundle for DC solar project installation as part of JV proposal.

Developed and sold 40 kW solar power project in Deerfield, MA.

2016

Clean Tech Recognition

510nano’s technology, Solar VIA, was a Demo Finalist for the Council for Entrepreneurial Development Technology Venture Conference. Solar VIA also was a semifinalist in the Oceans Exchange Showcase and the Big Launch Challenge.

510nano’s President, Dr. Reginald Parker, was an invited speaker to the Bob Wright Symposium on Business Empowerment in Columbus, GA.

2017

International Innovation Recognition

510nano’s President, Dr. Reginald Parker, was selected as the Innovation Keynote Speaker at the IEEE Power Africa 2017 Conference in Accra, Ghana. He was also an Invited Speaker at the Inaugural Technology Conference for the Solar Power International Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lastly, Dr. Parker was asked to be a Guest Editor for the Inaugural Journal of Black Innovation.

We deliver a Sustainable Advantage.

Our Executive Team

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