Up to $12 million will be awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy in the latest round of the SunShot Incubator Program created to help small businesses and entrepreneurs develop the hardware technologies and non-hardware solutions that will make solar more accessible for Americans.
Up to nine awards will be made on projects with the potential to reduce the installed cost of photovoltaic systems. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Concentrating solar power
- Balance of systems
- Power electronics
- Tools to reduce non-hardware costs
- Plug-and-play wiring and installation techniques
- Energy storage
Concept papers are due April 9 and applications are due May 29. For more information, go to eere-exchange.energy.gov.