The meeting provided a public forum to present carbon dioxide (CO2) capture technology development status and accomplishments made under NETL’s Innovations for Existing Plants, Carbon Sequestration and Demonstration Programs (CCPI -Clean Coal Power Initiative and ICCS -Industrial Carbon Capture and Sequestration).
While DOE has a highly-productive photovoltaic (PV) program, we may need a dramatic change to develop products that can compete in large markets without significant subsidies. Experts specifically discussed how to achieve PV facilities priced at $1 per watt, fully-installed.
ARPA-E held a one-day, pre-Summit workshop focused on helping scientific researchers, technology entrepreneurs, and corporate and venture investors gain strategic insights into ARPA-E’s program directions and other Department of Energy programs.
The Inaugural ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit brought together the nation’s key players in energy innovation: scientific researchers, VC investors, technology entrepreneurs, large corporations, and government officials.
The objectives of this workshop were to gain a deeper understanding of those areas and technologies that have the highest potential to meet DOE's goal of developing the technical foundations necessary to improve the utilization of energy in power technologies.
The goal of the workshop was to gain a deeper understanding of those areas and technologies that have the highest potential to meet DOE’s goal of developing the technical foundations necessary to achieve net energy output and clean usable water from municipal and industrial wastewaters.
The objectives of this workshop were to gain a deeper understanding of those areas and technologies that have the highest potential to meet DOE's goal of developing the technical foundations necessary to enable massive reductions in energy consumption in buildings.
This workshop served as an opportunity for ARPA-E leadership to engage with leading experts to obtain insight on vehicle energy storage technology areas that are ripe for and in strong need of transformational technology development.
The objectives of this workshop were to elicit a deeper understanding of the performance and cost factors that hinder the adoption of technologies for capture of carbon dioxide and conversion to useful commercial products, as well as to identify emerging opportunities/challenges for transformational "over the horizon" new technology approaches that may be appropriate for ARPA-E support.
The workshop brought together experts in all three disciplines to discuss the challenges and opportunities at the interface of high-efficiency energy capture and the autonomous synthesis of complex fuels. Following a brief introduction and short presentations participants broke into working groups to consider the challenges and opportunities of solar fuels modality.