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US Energy Department allocates grants to solar energy grid project at Fraunhofer Center

The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems is in line to receive up to $11.7 million in grants from the US Department of Energy for a project that seeks to develop technologies that will enable homeowners to select the right solar system for their houses, the department said Friday.

Based in Cambridge, the Fraunhofer Center is to receive the money over a five-year period, subject to congressional appropriations, the department said in a press release.

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