MRL Joins DOE Solar America Initiative
The formal press release may be viewed at: http://energy.gov/news/5690.htm
As part of the DOE EERE 'Next Generation Photovoltaic Devices & Processes" funding opportunity announcement, MRL will receive a total of $900,000 over three years through the program. The team will seek a low cost concentrator PV from automated printing and the interconnection of a large number of microcells with built-in optics.
The Solar America Initiative is an effort aimed at accelerating the development of solar energy technology with a primary goal of making solar power cost-competitive with conventional sources of electricity by the year 2015.