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California solar startups #solar #green

California solar startups #solar #green

Wednesday, October 30th 2013 12:45 PM By GetSolar Staff. Of the 17 startups that received grant money from the U.S. Department of Energy for research and development, eight are based in California . These eight startups will receive nearly $6 million to undertake research and development for projects ranging from power inverters to improved solar installation design. In total, California firms have received nearly half of the $12 million the DOE allocated to incubator funding in the eighth round of the SunShot Initiative. "The tremendous growth in the U.S. solar industry over the past few years is helping to pave the way to a cleaner, more sustainable energy future that protects our air and water and provides affordable clean energy to more and more Americans," said Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz in a press release. "Responsible development of all of America's rich energy r...

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