Clean Energy and Power

New Solar Research & Development

Agency NameDepartment of Energy
Funding Amount$20,000,000.00
Bureau Name Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Funding Mechanism Cooperative Agreement
New? Yes
Funding Mechanism Cooperative Agreement

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability Available until expended
Recipients (A) An institution of higher education; (B) a National Laboratory; (C) a Federal research agency; (D) a State research agency; (E) a research agency associated with a territory or freely associated State; (F) a Tribal energy development organization; (G) a Tribe; (H) a Tribal organization; (I) a Native Hawaiian community-based organization; (J) a nonprofit research organization; (K) an industrial entity; (L) any other entity, as determined by the Secretary; and (M) a consortium of two or more entities described in (A) through (L).
Program Description To award financial assistance to eligible entities for research, development, demonstration, and commercialization projects to advance new solar energy manufacturing technologies and techniques.
Eligible Uses Solar energy manufacturing projects that--(i) increase efficiency and cost effectiveness in--(I) the manufacturing process; and(II) the use of resources, such as energy, water, and critical materials;(ii) support domestic supply chains for materials and components;(iii) identify and incorporate nonhazardous alternative materials for components and devices;(iv) operate in partnership with Tribal energy development organizations, Tribes, Tribal organizations, Native Hawaiian community-based organizations, minority-serving institutions, or territories or freely associated States; or(v) are located in economically distressed areas." link
Statutory Location 41007
Federal Cost Share Requirement TBD