Tag Archives: SunShot Initiative

Interplay Learning to Develop Solar Training Platform Under DOE Cooperative Deal

Interplay Learning has received a $1.25 million contract from the Energy Department to develop a content platform that will feature three-dimensional simulations and educational tools intended for solar installation training programs. DOE awarded the cooperative contract through the Technology to Market program under the department’s SunShot Initiative with the goal to increase the …

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Broker Exchange Network Gets DOE Funds to Unveil Online Brokerage Platform for Solar Components

The Energy Department has awarded Rochester, Minnesota-based consortium Broker Exchange Network $700,000 in funds to help launch an online marketplace startup intended for companies in the solar industry. Broker Exchange Network will use the funds to further develop the EnergyBin site in an effort to facilitate the sale and procurement of solar components and replacement …

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Lockheed-Run Sandia Lab Gets DOE Contract Renewal to Manage Regional Test Centers

Sandia National Laboratories has received a three-year contract renewal from the Energy Department to manage regional test centers that assess the performance, reliability and economic viability of solar photovoltaic technologies. DOE’s SunShot Initiative funds the RTC program launched in 2012 that works to make solar energy have similar costs in comparison with other electricity forms …

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Lynn Orr: DOE Funding Program to Support Clean Energy, Grid Modernization Initiative

The Energy Department will allot $25 million in funds to aid the efforts of software developers, solar companies and utilities to integrate solar energy into the power grid in support of DOE’s Grid Modernization Initiative. The Enabling Extreme Real-Time Grid Integration of Solar Energy funding program seeks concepts for utility distribution system planning and operations …

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Southern Research Institute, DOE Agree to Develop Thermal Storage for Solar Energy; Michael Johns Comments

Southern Research Institute and the Energy Department have inked a $1.05 million cooperative agreement to create a thermochemical energy storage system for a DOE solar program. The nonprofit research organization said Thursday it will produce a TCES system made of calcium-based sorbent that stores energy in a “reversible closed-loop endothermic-exothermic chemical reaction cycle.” The …

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