CABLE Prize Stage 2


In Stage 2, competitors will provide a sample of their material for electrical conductivity testing and preliminary plans to scale up and manufacture the material according to prize requirements. Up to six competitors will each win $200,000 in cash awards and $100,000 in noncash voucher support to work with a DOE national laboratory or other American-Made Challenges Network provider in Stage 3.

Stage 2 is open to new and returning competitors. Please note, all sample material must be postmarked by Oct. 17 and sent to an approved testing laboratory. In order to be eligible to compete in Stage 2, competitors must meet this deadline. Please email cableprize@nrel.gov for more information regarding Stage 2 testing.

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