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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:

  1. PV Module issues
  2. Non-Module PV system issues
  3. PV Manufacturing processes and metrologies

For more information, see the full solicitation.

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Last updated: 05/27/2009

Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.