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February 2, 2017
The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) SunShot has announced a new US$30 million for solar integration projects, as the initiative is in hot water after president Trump indicated plans for its closure.
September 15, 2016
Amicus Solar announced Thursday that it has received US$358,000 from the US Department of Energy (DOE) as part of its SunShot Initiative — designed to fund a new cooperative that will serve the PV operations and maintenance (O&M) sector in the US.
July 22, 2016
In this week's Movers & Shakers segment, PV Tech examines new US solar employment initiatives, new up-and-coming technology and industry policy debates as well as career moves by influential individuals.
May 4, 2016
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has made US$25 million of funding available to help accelerate integration of solar energy into the grid.
April 28, 2016
‘Solar Ready Vets’ is the US Department of Energy’s answer to the urgent demand in solar for highly-trained workers; pairing skilled military veterans with civilian job training in an industry eager to recruit. PV Tech spoke with graduate Logan Rozanski.
April 15, 2016
The US Department of Energy SunShot Initiative has launched the Orange Button programme that will establish unified datasets in an effort to reduce financing costs.
January 28, 2016
The need for solar to find new ways of staying competitive in the US is increasing as a the pace of hardware cost reductions slows. Ben Willis looks at efforts going on to tackle some of the persistently high soft costs involved in US solar development
January 20, 2016
The US Department of Energy is to fund six projects trialling the combination of solar and energy storage.
January 13, 2016
Certain "deep-level" defects in silicon solar cells appear to improve their performance, according to research by scientists at the US governments National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
November 17, 2015
US installer Sunrun is to trial a new automated solar permitting system as part of a range of cost-cutting projects funded by the Department of Energy.

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