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August 6th, 2009

NREL gets $20M from DOE for solar

Abstract:
The U.S. Department of Energy reported Thursday that the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden will get $20 million over five years, for utilizing new materials to produce solar energy.

NREL will use the money to establish an Energy Frontier Research Center. Overall, the DOE will disburse $377 million in 46 new, multimillion-dollar Energy Frontier Research Centers located at universities, national laboratories, nonprofit organizations and private firms across the nation.

The federal economic stimulus package provided $277 million of that money, with the remainder coming from DOE's FY 2009 budget.

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