The American-Made Photo voltaic Prize is a prize competitors designed to energise U.S. photo voltaic innovation by a collection of contests and the event of a various and highly effective assist community that leverages nationwide laboratories, power incubators, and different assets throughout the nation.

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Rounds 1 by 4 of the Photo voltaic Prize centered on photo voltaic manufacturing and {hardware} elements. The Photo voltaic Prize Spherical 5 is structured with two tracks that focus individually on {hardware} and software program elements to permit extra entrepreneurs to compete within the photo voltaic innovation area.

The Photo voltaic Prize has at all times positioned an emphasis on manufacturing photo voltaic innovation in the US. After 4 profitable rounds focusing totally on tangible applied sciences, the prize directors determined to separate Spherical 5 into two tracks—the {Hardware} Monitor and the Software program Monitor. Each observe the identical prize construction however enable rivals to remain detached lanes to convey each {hardware} and software program merchandise nearer to market.

Submissions to this Problem should be obtained by midnight EEST, Oct. 6, 2021.

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