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Photovoltaic (PV) Manufacturing Initiative

Open Date: 04/21/2010

Close Date: 06/03/2010

Funding Organization: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Funding Number: DE-FOA-0000237


The mission of the Department of Energy's (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Program is to accelerate the widespread adoption of solar electric technologies across the United States through a program of applied research and development, demonstration, and market transformation activities. This mission aims to diversify the nation's electricity supply options, increase national security, and improve the environment. This Funding Opportunity Announcement will enable DOE to launch a PV Manufacturing Initiative that will support accelerated development for the U.S. PV industry. There are two separate topics:

  1. University-Focused: designed to allow Universities to conduct industry-relevant research and development projects related to PV manufacturing
  2. Industry-Focused: designed to allow Industry to accelerate the development and implementation of PV manufacturing-related technologies through both collaborative and non-collaborative models.

For more information, see the full solicitation.

Last updated: 04/22/2010

Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.