Press Releases

ARPA-E Announces $150 Million to Develop Systems that Provide Abundant Primary Energy, Enable Intermodal Energy Transport, and Sustainably Meet Demand for Polymers & Other Materials

Today, Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) Director Evelyn N. Wang announced up to $150 million in funding to develop groundbreaking technologies to realize ARPA-E’s vision of the energy future.

Secretary Granholm, Property Brother Jonathan Scott, Investors & Industry Leaders to Address Annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit in Texas

On Wednesday, May 22, through Friday, May 24, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) will host the 14th annual Energy Innovation Summit at the Gaylord Texan Convention Center outside Dallas, Texas.

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $20 Million to Develop Cost-Effective, Highly Accurate Hydrogen Detection and Quantification Technologies

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $20 million in funding to support the development of innovative approaches for hydrogen gas emissions detection and quantification.


Blog Posts

Evelyn Wang at 2023 Summit
Why I’m Bringing America’s Energy Innovators Together in Texas

In the heart of Texas, state-of-the-art technology fueled by unprecedented investments are accelerating a new age of American innovation.

While the Lone Star State has long been known for its oil and gas, it’s now emerging as a leader in the transition to renewable energy, contributing to more than a fourth of America’s wind-powered electricity generation. The state’s residential and commercial-use solar is scaling faster than anywhere else in the country. And in 2024, Texas will lead the way in adding battery storage to the grid.

ARPA-E Q&A Blog Rakesh Radhakrishnan
Life at ARPA-E: Experiences of an ARPA-E Technology-to-Market Advisor

ARPA-E sat down with Dr. Rakesh Radhakrishnan as his tenure with the agency comes to a close to get his perspective on life as a Technology-to-Market Advisor with the agency.

ARPA-E Blog Post Zap Energy Fusion Milestone
Zap Energy Achieves Significant Fusion Energy Milestone: Electron Temperature Exceeding 10 Million Degrees

Zap Energy and their collaborators at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, University of California, San Diego, and University of Washington published a peer-reviewed article in Physical Review Letters this month demonstrating electron temperature greater than 10 million degrees (approximately 1 keV, the unit of temperature favored by fusion scientists) in a sheared-flow-stabili