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DOE to Help Fund 9 Power Electronics Innovation Projects

The Energy Department has earmarked $20 million for nine projects that seek to advance power electronics intended for solar power systems.

DOE said Wednesday the selected projects aim to help the department address photovoltaic reliability challenges and reduce the cost of solar energy in half by 2030.

The funding recipients are:

  • Flex Power Control
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • North Carolina State University
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Washington
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

The department expects each project to last up to three years and meet its 20 percent cost share requirement.

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