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May 7, 2014
Douglas Hitching (left), CEO of Silicon Solar Solutions and Henry Chung, LG, talk during a one-on-one networking session at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Industry Growth Forum in 2012. The SunShot Initiative and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory are hosting a hackathon at the SunShot Grand Challenge Summit as part of an overall effort to lower "soft costs" of solar energy. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Hacking Away at Soft Costs: 24-Hour Coding Event Focuses on Expanding Solar Market

Find out how to register for the SunShot Hackathon, which is taking place at the SunShot Grand Challenge Summit in Anaheim, California.

May 5, 2014
<a  href="">Register by May 9</a> to attend the SunShot Grand Challenge Summit, May 19-22, 2014.
Top 5 Reasons to Attend the SunShot Grand Challenge Solar Summit

Anticipation for the SunShot Grand Challenge Summit is heating up. Register now for the event, which is taking place May 19 to May 22 in Anaheim, California.

May 1, 2014
EERE Success Story—Nationwide: New Efficiency Standards for Power Supplies Anticipate Energy Savings

New energy efficiency standards for external power supplies will reduce energy consumption, energy bills, and carbon emissions.

April 30, 2014
EA-1752: Final Environmental Assessment

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) Compression Testing Phase Project, San Joaquin County, California

April 28, 2014
Tribal Clean Energy Financing Forum Agenda and Registration Form

Download the agenda and registration form for the Tribal Leader Forum on "Financing and Investing in Tribal Renewable Energy Projects,” to be held Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at the US GRANT hotel in San Diego, California.

April 28, 2014
Tribal Clean Energy Project Financing Forum

This day-long forum is designed to provide tribal leaders, executives, and other project stakeholders with an opportunity to dialogue with experts and tribal investors on clean energy project financing and investing. Tribes looking to finance clean energy projects will find information on federal and state programs, loan programs, and current grant opportunities. Further, cases studies on current tribal clean energy projects will be covered.

April 28, 2014
Keynote Address: Billy Parish of Mosaic

Billy Parish, President and Founder of Mosaic, will address Summit attendees.

April 21, 2014
SunShot Summit 2014 Workshops Announced

In conjunction with the 2014 SunShot Grand Challenge Summit and Peer Review, the SunShot Initiative is hosting a number of workshops for members of the solar community on Thursday, May 22 at the Hilton Anaheim, California. Workshops offer an opportunity for stakeholders to come together and discuss key issues for the solar industry. SunShot team members often take these discussions and workshop outcomes into consideration when developing new funding opportunity announcements.

April 21, 2014
Workshop: Recognizing Leading Solar Communities

As a follow up to a recent SunShot request for information, SunShot seeks additional input from the solar community on the design and implementation of a solar recognition program for communities who are making it faster, easier, and cheaper to go solar.

April 21, 2014
Workshop: Partnering with DOE National Labs

The Energy Department’s national labs welcome partnerships with industry, government, academia, small businesses, and nonprofits. This workshop will showcase the unique capabilities of the national labs and identify how they can be harnessed to achieve technical breakthroughs. A panel of representatives from the national labs will describe their respective lab’s core strengths and capabilities, and opportunities and accessibility to collaborate and work with industry to tackle challenges in solar energy. Following each of the presentations, panel members will  field audience questions.