SunShot Initiative

New Solar Collector Tech Could Lower Costs for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

A new solar collector is starting a trend when it comes to concentrating solar power (CSP) technology. For the first time ever, “ganged heliostats” could be a viable option for new CSP systems. Skysun, a startup out of Bay Village, Ohio, developed the new design that could help cut the [...]

Lawrence Livermore collects funds for concentrated solar power improvement

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), in collaboration with Giant Leap Technologies, received $1.75 million Thursday from the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy to improve solar power efficiency. The project is part of DOE's SunShot Initiative, which is a collaborative national effort that aggressively drives innovation [...]

Sunvapor Receives Award from U. S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative for Solar Collector

Sunvapor announced today that it is the recipient of a $2.2 million total cooperative award from the U. S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative. The award will enable Sunvapor to reduce the cost of concentrating solar collectors while greening the supply chain. "This award will help us demonstrate that the [...]

Five New Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plants to Power America with Solar Energy

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) is increasingly providing clean, sustainable energy for U.S. nation’s homes, businesses and industries.