American-Made Solar Prize

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The American-Made Solar Prize is a multi-million-dollar prize designed to energize U.S. solar innovation through a series of contests and the development of a diverse and powerful support network that leverages national laboratories, energy incubators, and other resources across the country. The American-Made Solar Prize is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office and directed and administered by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Learn more.

Origami Solar wins grand prize in American-Made Solar Prize

Origami Solar has taken the grand prize in the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) American-Made Solar Prize competition recognizing the patent-pending steel frame for solar modules that lowers cost, dramatically reduces carbon emissions, and improves performance and value. Origami Solar was one of two winners among 10 hardware finalists in the competition’s Go! Demo Day that took place at the RE+ 2022 in Anaheim, California.

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Origami Solar has advanced to the finals of the American-Made Solar Prize. Watch our final round video.

And watch our semi-final round video.

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