The Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) funds early-stage research and development in three technology areas: photovoltaics (PV), concentrating solar-thermal power (CSP), and systems integration with the goal of improving the affordability, reliability, and domestic benefit of solar technologies on the grid. Learn more about the office's work at our next stakeholder webinar.
Solar Energy Technologies Office Newsletter
May 4, 2021
New efforts include $15.5 million to tackle barriers to solar deployment, increased focus on expanding clean energy access to low- and moderate-income communities and fostering a diverse solar workforce,
April 20, 2021
Remote communities will partner with DOE experts and National Labs to adopt clean energy solutions that reduce energy costs and power disruptions.
April 12, 2021
U.S. Department of Energy announced $5 million in new funding for the second round of the Solar Desalination Prize.
April 9, 2021
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) announced the 10 teams of the American-Made Solar Prize Round 4.
Learn how Energy Materials Corporation (EMC) has been developing a low-cost process to manufacture perovskite photovoltaic (PV) modules.Learn More