Center Research

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The Center carries out research to enable higher performance and lower-cost solar cells; improved reliability of PV components and systems; develop new or effective ways to recycle end-of-life solar panels; inform the creation of a circular solar power economy; develop creative new approaches to land use in both rural and urban environments; integrate emerging storage technologies with solar power generation to alleviate problems of intermittency and variability; address techno-economic and socio-economic challenges; and identify new approaches to solar-powered electrification of transportation and heating/cooling sectors. 


Members have access to:

  • Cutting edge research projects with commercially relevant industry focus.

  • Additional programs that can be leveraged with Center Membership such as REUs, RETs, the INTERN program and others.

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