ARPA-E Welcomes New Director

Dr. Ellen Williams, the new Director of ARPA-E, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate last week and officially sworn into office on December 17th, 2014. Prior to joining ARPA-E, Dr. Williams served as the Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Energy and the Chief Scientist for BP.
ARPA-E Welcomes New Director Dr. Ellen Williams

ARPA-E and Local Motors Present: The LITECAR Challenge

In partnership with Local Motors, ARPA-E is offering $150,000 for its LITECAR (LIghtweighting Technologies Enabling Comprehensive Automotive Redesign) Challenge. The challenge encourages scientists, designers, engineers, fabricators, and innovators to create a lightweight and safe vehicle using novel technologies.
 The LITECAR Challenge

Read the latest ARPA-E Newsletter!

The latest ARPA-E Newsletter features information on ARPA-E's new director, 22 new projects related to energy efficiency and emissions, and much more!
The latest ARPA-E Newsletter

ARPA-E Announces New Projects to Cut Emissions and Boost Energy Efficiency

ARPA-E has funded 22 innovative new projects across two programs aimed at detecting and measuring methane emissions and developing localized thermal management systems that reduce the energy needed to heat and cool buildings.
ARPA-E Announces New Projects to Cut Emissions and Boost Energy Efficiency

ARPA-E Announces New Funding Opportunity

ARPA-E announces $25m in funding for its Micro-scale Optimized Solar-cell Arrays with Integrated Concentration (MOSAIC) program. MOSAIC aims to develop micro-scale high-performance concentrated photovoltaics (CPV) technologies that enable significant geographic and demographic expansion of solar electricity generation. Submit a concept paper by 1/22/15!
Micro-scale Optimized Solar-cell Arrays with Integrated Concentration (MOSAIC) program

ARPA-E Announces Keynote Speakers for 2015 Summit

U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson to be joined by University of California President Janet Napolitano, CPS Energy CEO Doyle N. Beneby, DBL Investors Founder and Managing Partner Nancy Pfund, SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive, and Archer Daniels Midland Company Chairman and CEO Patricia Woertz.
ARPA-E Announces Keynote Speakers for 2015 Summit