Funding Notice: DOE Fiscal Year 2024 Photovoltaics Research and Development (PVRD)

05/13/2024 11:09 AM

On behalf of U.S. Department of Energy:

On May 1, 2024, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) announced the 2024 Photovoltaics Research and Development (PVRD) funding opportunity, which will award up to $20 million for innovative solar photovoltaics (PV) research and development (R&D) that reduces the cost of PV modules, reduces carbon and energy intensity of the PV supply chain and manufacturing process, and optimizes PV technology for new, specialized markets.  

SETO anticipates making between 8 and 15 awards under this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) ranging from $1 million to $4 million. SETO encourages diverse teams to apply.