Tag Archives: DARPA

Ascent Solar (ASTI) Scores 3.8M Contract From DARPA

Ascent Solar just announced that it has been awarded  a multimillion dollar contract from DARPA under the Low-Cost Lightweight Portable Photovoltaics (PoP) solicitation. Under the contract, Ascent Solar will lead  project called “Flexible High-performance Tandem-junction PV Array” to develop cheap, lightweight PV systems that have a conversion efficiency of 20% or greater and are tough enough to stand up to military use.

The project will consist of 3 phases, the first of which is worth … Read the rest

Energy Focus (EFOI) Receives $1.6 Million In Grants For LED Lighting

Energy Focus (EFOI) has received 3 grants totaling $1.6 million  this morning for its LED lighting solutions.  The R&D team won two Phase 2 Small Biz Innovation Research awards from the Defense Research Projects Agency and one Phase 1 Small Biz Technology Transfer grant from NASA

EFOI CTO Roger Buelow provided more details on the awards saying, “We’re excited about the two additional awards from DARPA continuing our longstanding relationship. The STTR award is … Read the rest