Tagged: sunshot initiative

Picasolar Gets New Funding, Works to Scale Innovative Solar Cell

by Mark Carter 11/26/2014 9:31 am

Fresh off a new round of federal SunShot Initiative funding and a $1.2 million round of equity capital, Fayetteville's Picasolar will spend the next 10 to 12 months scaling its solar cells to meet the industry standard.

Picasolar Receives $800k DOE Grant for Solar Efficiency

by Mark Carter 10/23/2014 10:08 am

The $800,000 DOE grant will be matched by $200,000 from Picasolar. Douglas Hutchings, CEO of both Picasolar and Silicon Solar Solutions, said the SunShot awards are the most prestigious and competitive grants a solar startup can receive.

Fayetteville's Silicon Solar Solutions Included in DOE SunShot Program

by Mark Carter 10/22/2013 1:22 pm

The DOE awards $12 million to fund 17 projects across the country, including startups working on breakthrough technologies in photovoltaics. Silicon Solar of Fayetteville is one of those startups.