On Wednesday, March 22, through Friday, March 24, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) will host the 13th annual Energy Innovation Summit at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $48 million in funding to support a new program focused on developing power grid technologies that improve control and protection of the domestic power grid.
The U.S. Department of Energy today announced up to $10 million in funding to develop new technologies and tools to reduce the environmental impact of aviation.
ARPA-E’s Performance-based Energy Resource Feedback, Optimization, and Risk Management (PERFORM) program seeks to develop new grid management systems that represent the relative delivery risk of individual electricity generation resources and balance the collective risk of all assets across the grid.
We sat down with Program Director Dr. William Horak to chat about his professional experiences, interest in advanced thermal systems, nuclear energy, and combined heat and power, along with his vision for his time at ARPA-E.
Syzygy Plasmonics recently raised $76 million in Series C funding from Carbon Direct Capital along with Aramco Ventures, Chevron Technology Ventures, Lotte Chemical, and Toyota Ventures. Early investors in Syzygy also joined the round, including EVOK Innovations, The Engine, Equinor Ventures, Goose Capital, Horizons Ventures, Pan American Energy, and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas. Syzygy previously raised over $35 million in public and private funding for their novel technology.