28 Jun '12, 3pm

DOE announces R&D funds to take promising renewable energy technologies to market: The US Energy Department is a...

The grants - funded through the Energy Department’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programmes -- will support businesses in 26 states for what is considered Phase II work. In Phase II, companies will build on the conceptual work undertaken in Phase I and continue to develop “promising technologies with a strong potential for commercialization and job creation”. The Phase II awards are up to $1 million for work over two years (Phase I included grants of up to $150,000). Companies to secure the next stage funding include Xunlight 26 Solar , based in Toledo. It hopes to lower the cost of photovoltaics by making 1'x4' prototype flexible see-through solar modules using carbon nanotubes and ultrathin semiconductor layers. In the field of wind power, Conispire, based in Boston, is working on the development of on-site conic...

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