Murray, Charles J.
July 1992
Design News;7/6/92, Vol. 48 Issue 13, p82
Trade Publication
The article presents information on solar energy industry of the U.S. which is employing new, material-stingy designs to cut costs for grid-related applications. Currently, 37 U.S. cities are paying more than 20 cents per kilowatts-hour for peak power. According to solar manufacturers, they can compete in those cities now. The key to their efforts is a program which will provide $55 million in funding over five years to selected parts of the country's solar community. The solar energy industry is sponsored by the Department of Energy known as Photovoltaics Manufacturing Technology.


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