The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) supports funding opportunities on photovoltaics, concentrating solar power, systems integration, technology to market, and soft costs projects. Following an open, competitive solicitation process, these funding opportunities encourage collaborative partnerships among industry, universities, national laboratories, federal, state, and local governments and non-government agencies and advocacy groups. Solicitations may include financial or technical assistance. Learn more about how to apply for a funding opportunity.
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Open Funding Opportunities
- Funding Opportunity Announcement: Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) FY 2020 Phase 1 Release 2 – Full applications due February 24, 2020 11:59 p.m. ET
Closed Funding Opportunities - Applications in Review
There are currently no open funding opportunities.
Other Funding Opportunities
American-Made Challenges: Solar Desalination Prize – Submissions to open in early 2020
American-Made Solar Prize Round 2 – Set! Contest submission deadline is March 4, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. ET
American-Made Solar Prize Round 3 – Ready! Contest submission deadline was December 10, 2019 – winners will be announced in February 2020. Set! Contest will open in February 2020.
Learn more about related funding opportunities outside of the solar office.