25 Jun '12, 9pm

DOE launches an X-Prize for low-cost solar -- $10 million in prizes for low-cost installation breakthroughs...

SunShot Prize: America's Most Affordable Rooftop Solar DOE is launching the SunShot Prize: America's Most Affordable Rooftop Solar competition to spur low-cost rooftop solar installations across the nation. This competition offers a total of $10 million in prize money to the first three teams that install 5,000 small-scale (1–15 kilowatt) rooftop solar systems at an average price of $2 per watt or less. Feedback Deadline The draft requirements for this competition are available for a one-month review period that closes July 13, 2012. Additional details are provided in the draft frequently asked questions document. After reviewing these materials, potential participants are encouraged to respond with their feedback . Competition Prizes Beginning on August 1, 2012, participants can register to participate and begin tracking their installations. According to draft requirement...

Full article: http://www1.eere.energy.gov/solar/sunshot/prize.html

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