U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

SunShot Initiative

CSP Systems Research and Development

The SunShot Initiative concentrating solar power (CSP) program funds research and development within the industry, national laboratories, and universities to achieve the technical and economic targets of the components for the different system configurations:

The SunShot Initiative goal is to reduce the levelized cost of electricity generated by CSP to $0.06/kWh or less, without any subsidy, by the year 2020.