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DoE initiative supports further development of solar power infrastructure: US Energy Department announces $15

In support President Obama’s Climate Action Plan — and to further spur widespread deployment of safe, reliable, and cost effective solar energy for all Americans — this funding is specifically aimed at supporting projects that enable low-cost, flexible and reliable solutions that successfully integrate solar PV power plants and energy storage. The funding opportunity will tackle the challenge of creating cost-effective and reliable distributed PV and energy storage solutions to help overcome the challenges associated with increased amounts of renewables. Eligible projects include solutions that will help revolutionize distributed PV and energy storage through: · Advanced operation in conjunction with smart loads and demand response · Incorporation of solar and load forecasting, · Innovative uses of smart components and functionalities · Easily interoperable hardware, softw...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/40534/doe-initia...

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