Author: US DOE Published: 5/19/2022 SETO
Solar Energy Technologies Office
The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office awarded 16 small solar companies $200,000 each through the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) 2022 Phase I Release 2 funding opportunity.
These companies submitted ideas for innovative solar technologies in integration of photovoltaic systems with agriculture and transportation systems, integration of solar with storage and electric vehicle charging, next-generation power electronics, solar forecasting, photovoltaics, and concentrating solar-thermal power hardware and software solutions. They will now prove the feasibility of their technologies for the chance to receive a follow-up award of up to $1 million. The awardees are:
- Altitude Grid (Grapevine, TX)
- CoolCAD Electronics (Takoma Park, MD)
- CorePower Magnetics (Pittsburgh, PA)
- Gismo Power (Sarasota, FL)
- MARSCHARGE (Palo Alto, CA)
- Mission Drives Corp. (Potsdam, NY)
- NanoSpray (Brooklyn, NY)
- Physical Sciences Inc. (Andover, MA)
- Radiation Detection Technologies (Manhattan, KS)
- Smartville (Carlsbad, CA)
- SOL-GO (Menlo Park, CA)
- Solar Dynamics (Bromfield, CO)
- TelemeTrack (Oakland, CA)
- Tietronix Software (Houston, TX)
- Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (Seattle, WA)
- VesprSolar (Somerville, MA)
The SBIR/STTR programs encourage U.S. small businesses to engage in high-risk, innovative research and technology development with the potential for future commercialization.
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