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Keeping Your Cool with ARPA-E

Summer is in full swing, and for many Americans that means high temperatures and even higher electric bills. The amount of energy used to heat, cool and ventilate buildings in the United States is enormous, equivalent to approximately 13% of the country’s annual power use.This is in part due to how inefficient environmental systems can be, which results in significant power wasted or lost. Check out these three projects working to improve building efficiency through innovative technologies.

Recent ARPA-E News

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) announced $11 million in funding for 7 projects in the next two cohorts of the agency’s OPEN+ program: Energy-Water Technologies and Sensors for Bioenergy and Agriculture.

January 15, 2019

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) today announced its latest funding opportunity designed to support early stage, transformative energy technologies. The “Solicitation on Topics Informing New Program Areas” funding opportunity enables ARPA-E to investigate potential new program areas while highlighting energy challenges of critical interest to American competitiveness and security.

December 20, 2018

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) announced $21 million in funding for 7 projects in the next two cohorts of the agency’s OPEN+ program. These project teams will pursue methods to create high-value carbon and hydrogen from methane, or to produce super strong, durable concrete with lower cost and environmental impact.

December 19, 2018

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