30 Nov '14, 5pm

New DoE funding supports solar power infrastructure #renewableenergy

This latest 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, software and firmware technologies Industry research shows that more solar power was installed in the United States in the last 18 months compared to the past 30 ...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/40788/new-doe-fu...

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