U. of Tulsa Gets Grant for Solar Energy Project

      TULSA, Okla. (AP) - The University of Tulsa will receive one of 12 grants as part of a project to develop solar energy technology that provides cost-effective power when the sun isn't shining.

      U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz announced the grants at the University of Texas in Austin and said TU will receive $1.7 million.

      Moniz announced that a total of $30 million will go to the 12 projects that are intended to develop new hybrid solar energy converters and hybrid energy storage systems that can deliver low-cost, high-efficiency solar energy on demand.

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