CPUC APPROVES THIRD ROUND OF GRANTS FOR CALIFORNIA SOLAR INITIATIVE RD&D PROGRAM

SAN FRANCISCO, March 8, 2012 – The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today approved seven grants totaling up to $7.65 million in funding for the California Solar Initiative (CSI) Research, Development, Deployment, and Demonstration (RD&D) Program’s third grant solicitation, which had a primary focus on grid integration of solar energy and a secondary focus on improved photovoltaic (PV) production technologies and business development and deployment. The seven grant recipients are expected to have matching funds of more than $7.8 million for their projects.   To read full press release http://docs.cpuc.ca.gov/PUBLISHED/NEWS_RELEASE/161190.htm...