Press Releases

ARPA-E Announces $40 Million to Develop Technologies to Alleviate the Impact of Used Nuclear Fuel Storage

 Today, the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) announced $40 million in funding to develop cutting-edge technologies to enable the transmutation of used nuclear fuel (UNF) into less radioactive substances.


ARPA-E Announces $36 Million to Develop Technologies to Lower Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Ethanol Production, Reduce Operating Costs for American Farmers

Today, the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) announced up to $36 million in funding to develop technologies to lower nitrous oxide emissions by 50% from the cultivation of corn and sorghum used for United States ethanol production.


ARPA-E Announces $11.5 Million to Support 23 Early-Career Innovators Accelerating Transformative Energy Technologies

Today, ARPA-E announced approximately $11.5 million in funding through its new Inspiring Generations of New Innovators to Impact Technologies in Energy 2024 (IGNIITE 2024) program focused on early-career scientists and engineers converting disruptive ideas into impactful energy technologies.


 

Blog Posts

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Why Critical Minerals Matter for our Energy Future

Critical minerals are resources essential for building our new energy future that face a high risk of supply chain disruption. Demand for critical minerals for the energy sector could grow as much as six times by 2040, according to the International Energy Agency. New technologies that secure a sustainable supply of critical minerals for the United States are key ingredients to accelerate the clean energy transition.


ARPA-E 2024 Summit Evelyn Wang Recap Blog Day 1
Bolder Today, Brighter Tomorrow: Day 1 of the 2024 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

The Summit kicked off with opening remarks from Director Evelyn Wang, in which she announced the Vision OPEN program, a $150 million dollar funding opportunity challenging America's energy innovation community to create a net zero future.


ARPA-E Summit 2024 Day 2 Recap Fast Pitch Bob Ledoux
Jumping Into Day 2 of the 2024 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

Day 2 of the Summit featured Fast Pitches, Breakout Panels, the Student PITCHES session, the Tech Showcase, and more!