What Does it Take to Win the Solar Prize? 

Solar Prize Round 1 winners Phase3 Photovoltaics and Solar Inventions each won $650,000 during the competition. In August, Round 2 winners Resilient Power Systems and SunFlex Solar each won $650,000 for their solar innovations. Round 3 finalists have won $150,000 so far and will compete again in December in the hopes of winning another $500,000. 

But what does it take to win the Solar Prize? The Round 2 winners are talking about their journey through the competition, including what you should expect and how the prize spurs innovation:


YOU could be the next Solar Prize winner, earning $50,000 in the Ready! Contest and moving on to win bigger prizes as you continue to compete.

Think you have what it takes to win the Solar Prize Round 4? Start your Round 4 submission now and submit by 3 p.m. ET on Thursday, Oct. 8.