NREL has supported and collaborated with Hyperion to discover and refine co-location solar technologies. Hyperion has been awarded several grants from NREL over the last decade and will be able to continue research for the coming years through NREL InSPIRE 2.0 a project directed by Jordan Macknick.
UMass Clean Energy Extension (CEE) is a public research, outreach, and clean energy market development program within the Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment at UMass Amherst. CEE's Solar PV and Agriculture initiative provides outreach, education, and market support for dual-use solar-agriculture applications under the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) Program. Dwayne Breger, Zara Dowling, and River Strong co-lead CEE's Solar PV and Agriculture initiative.
Department of Energy Resources (DOER) is the agency responsible for developing and implementing state wide clean energy programs. Find out more about the SMART Program on their website.