Department of Energy unveils $3 million prize in solar power innovation contest

Department of Energy unveils $3 million prize in solar power innovation contest

3D printing’s ability to rapid iterate designs is highlighted by the US Department of Energy (DoE) in a new competition. Via the DoE the US government is sponsoring a $3 million prize competition for inventors and entrepreneurs who can accelerate the US solar industry through rapid prototyping, 3D printing, and proof-of-concept testing. Funded by The Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) of the US Department of Energy , the “ American-Made Solar Prize ” will grant entrants access to a development network and the DoE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory system. US NREL network. Image via US DoE. The announcement of […]

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