U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
EERE Financial Opportunities
Photovoltaic Supply Chain and Cross-Cutting Technologies
Funding: $15 million
Open Date: 10/21/2008
Close Date: 01/28/2009
Funding Organization: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Funding Number: DE-PS36-09GO99003
This FOA aims to identify and accelerate the development of unique products or processes in the solar photovoltaics (PV) industry. Successful applicants will focus on component and/or manufacturing technologies with the potential to have a near-term impact on a substantial segment of the PV industry, with "near term" defined as technologies with expected market impacts evident within 2-6 years of award.
There will be two topic areas and three focus areas under each topic area. Topic 1 is a Proof of Concept Technical/Feasibility Assessment (POC/FA). Topic 2 is for Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D). The three focus areas are:
- PV Module issues
- Non-Module PV system issues
- PV Manufacturing processes and metrologies
For more information, see the full solicitation.
More project details are available.
Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.