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
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.
March 25, 2021
$128 million in new solar energy initiatives will reduce costs, improve performance, and speed deployment of new solar technologies.
Learn how Energy Materials Corporation (EMC) has been developing a low-cost process to manufacture perovskite photovoltaic (PV) modules.Learn More