The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) funds solar energy research and development projects through competitive solicitations known as funding opportunities, as well as prizes. View all current funding opportunities.
Funding programs encompass at least one research area: photovoltaics (PV), concentrating solar-thermal power (CSP), systems integration (SI), soft costs (SC), manufacturing and competitiveness (M&C), and solar workforce development (WF). For a list of individual projects, view our Solar Energy Resource Database. See a list of our National Laboratory funding programs and learn more about the projects SETO funds with other offices in DOE. Reports resulting from research projects can be found on the Office of Science and Technical Information (OSTI) website.
All active and completed funding programs are in the tables below. This data is subject to change and is for general informational purposes only. SETO does not guarantee that the data is complete or free of error. If you have a question about any of the information below, email email@example.com.
Active Funding Programs
Completed Funding Programs
Reports resulting from research projects can be found on the Office of Science and Technical Information (OSTI) website.