DOE Awards $22.7 Million for Solar Research

September 2007
Home Energy;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p44
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The article reports on the awarding of 22.7 million dollars of the Department of Energy (DOE) to 27 projects aimed at providing improvements in the capture, conversion, and use of solar energy. The author mentioned that the basic research projects will aide in the increase in the amount of solar power in the energy supply in the nation. He also said that DOE selected projects from 23 universities and two DOE national laboratories. The projects were said to involve developing catalysts for chemical conversions, mostly to imitate the photosynthetic process of the plants.


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