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Science Synthesis Prize

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Eligible Recipients:

Program Purpose:

  • Energy Infrastructure

Reserved for Energy


Upcoming Milestones:

Informational Webinar: June 12, 2024 at 3:00 PM ET


Office of Electricity (OE)

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Energy


The Science Synthesis prize incentivizes energy stakeholders to analyze renewable energy integration theory and practice. OE invites students, researchers, scientists, and engineers to form multidisciplinary teams to develop research that addresses potential roadblocks and investment areas for large-scale integration to communicate key takeaways to other industry stakeholders. This $125,000 prize will provide $10,000 for as many as 10 teams with five additional $5,000 cash prizes for exceptional submissions. This one-phase competition aims to address opportunities and challenges as renewable technologies are integrated onto the electric grid.

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Direct Award
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