The DOE SunShot Initiative Grand Challenge Summit 2014 will bring together more than 800 members of the solar community including SunShot-funded project teams, industry leaders, innovative researchers and scientists, and local, state and federal government policymakers to review the progress made and discuss the challenges ahead to make solar energy more affordable and widespread across America. The event will include activities that celebrate the accomplishments across more than 250 SunShot-funded projects and discuss the path forward for the U.S. solar energy industry.
- Plenary Sessions and Keynote Speakers - Top leaders from business, academia, and policymaking communities will provide unique perspectives on the future of the U.S. solar energy industry.
- Industry Workshops - Focused workshops and discussions will provide an opportunity for stakeholder feedback across various high-impact areas in solar energy, and identify barriers and opportunities associated with SunShot goals.
- Peer Review - SunShot awardee projects will be evaluated by independent peer reviewers.
- Technology Forum - Event attendees will have a unique opportunity to view interactive technology demonstrations and poster displays from SunShot awardees, interact with innovators in the solar industry and foster new partnerships, and walk away with a comprehensive update on the latest in solar research and development.