Low Cost Solar Power Gets $60 Million Grant

 

In just three years, the cost of solar energy has plunged a whopping 70 percent. The Department of Energy recently announced a new round of $60 million in grants from innovative solar funding programs.

 

“The Solar Marketplace providers are pre-screened and an automated format makes choosing among numerous options a relatively easy task, while competition for consumers helps keep prices in check.”

 

The new round of funding devotes $12 million to 17 companies that will help lower the soft costs of solar power. That includes the Solar Marketplace as well as a new rooftop solar mapping tool and automatic installation systems designed for utility-scale solar plants.

 

Read more about the program at CleanTechnica

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