Concentrating Solar-Thermal Power Webinar and Call for Perovskite Startups

Join on February 10 to learn about commercial concentrating solar-thermal power; apply for the next round of the Perovskite Startup Prize.

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Join the Webinar “Heating Up: Advances in Concentrating Solar-Thermal Power”

SETO CSP Webinar February 10, 2022

Join the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) for the upcoming webinar, “Heating Up: Advances in Concentrating Solar-Thermal Power,” on February 10 from 3-4 p.m. ET.

SETO leadership will be joined by guest speaker Chiranjeev Kalra, Vice President of Power Generation Engineering at Heliogen, to highlight recent developments in the commercialization of next-generation concentrating solar-thermal power (CSP) technology. The webinar will also cover the broader scope of CSP research, development, and demonstration work in SETO’s portfolio, which advances DOE goals in renewable power, long duration energy storage, and industrial decarbonization.

The webinar will highlight the latest updates from across SETO, including the recently released Solar Futures Study and the National Community Solar Partnership Annual Summit. You’ll also hear about the many ways to engage with SETO, such as becoming a reviewer and staying in the loop with funding opportunities.

Learn more about SETO’s CSP research area and register now.

Apply for the Next Round of the Perovskite Startup Prize

The American-Made Challenges: Perovskite Startup Prize is open for another round of Countdown Contest submissions! This two-stage, $3 million prize competition is designed to accelerate the development and manufacturing of perovskite solar cells by moving world-class research out of the lab and into new U.S. companies. Applicants must build teams and form for-profit U.S. companies whose date of incorporation is on or after October 16, 2020. There are still six to eight $200,000 prizes available – apply by April 28.


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