Energy Focus Inc. has been awarded a $1 million contract by the DuPont-University of Delaware Very High Efficiency Solar Cell (VHESC) Consortium to develop advanced solar cell technologies.
The goal of the VHESC project is to develop 50% efficient solar cells that are affordable and capable of being produced in large volumes, the company says. As part of the VHESC team, which is led by DuPont and the University of Delaware, Energy Focus is responsible for optical design and product integration.
"Energy Focus is proud to be an integral part of this revolutionary technology," says John Davenport, CEO of Energy Focus." Our team of engineers has developed a technology vital to the success of the VHESC project, and one that offers major energy and cost savings in the future."