The car brand collaborates with design firm EIGHT for the sustainable installation

The BMW Group and German design firm EIGHT recently unveiled the Point.One S, a solar-powered charging station that was installed at BMW Welt in Munich.

The solar charging station was designed, developed and manufactured by EIGHT and features a sleek design that matches the modern architecture of BMW Welt while also offering up an environment-friendly energy-fueling hub.

The shape of the charging station resembles that of an arched bird's wing. Solar panels make up the canopy and an electric lighting system based on LED's create a sense of interactivity with the users. The color and brightness of the LEDs change when a user approaches the charging station. The LED lighting system also serves as an indicator of whether the charging station is occupied or available.

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