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DOE Awards $60 Million To Support Solar R&D

Building on President Obama’s broad-based plan to cut carbon pollution and support clean energy innovation across the country, Energy Secretary Moniz announced on Tuesday that he would be releasing about $60 million in funding to support innovative solar energy research and development. As part of the Department’s SunShot Initiative, these awards will help lower the cost of solar electricity, advance seamless grid integration and support a growing U.S. solar workforce. spoke with Minh Le, Director of the DOE Sunshot Initiative about the funding announcement on Tuesday during SPI.  Play the video below for more details on the announcement.


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