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Three 2012 SunShot R&D Funding Awards Go To Supercritical CO2 Projects

posted Jun 14, 2012, 12:39 PM by SCO2 Symposium
The Superciritcal CO2 Power Cycle Symposium would like to congratulate Bratyon Energy, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and the Southwest Research Institute for their Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) SunShot Research and Development funding awards. Twenty-one awards were granted and three of them were related to supercritical CO2 power systems. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, "The SunShot CSP R&D program seeks to accelerate progress toward the cost target of $0.06 per kilowatt-hour through novel and revolutionary research into CSP technologies."