Press Releases

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $100 Million to Boost Commercialization of Eight New Clean Energy Technologies

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of $100 million to fund eight clean energy technology projects that support President Biden’s goals to lower emissions through clean energy deployment, reduce dependence on imports of critical minerals, and secure the nation’s standing as a global leader of research and innovation.

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $39 Million for Technology to Grow the Domestic Critical Minerals Supply Chain and Strengthen National Security

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $39 million in funding for 16 projects across 12 states to develop market-ready technologies that will increase domestic supplies of critical elements required for the clean energy transition.

U.S. Department of Energy Awards $38 Million for Projects Leading Used Nuclear Fuel Recycling Initiative

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $38 million for a dozen projects that will work to reduce the impacts of light-water reactor used nuclear fuel (UNF) disposal. The projects, led by universities, private companies, and national laboratories, were selected to develop technologies to advance UNF recycling, reduce the volume of high-level waste requiring permanent disposal, and provide safe domestic advanced reactor fuel stocks.


Blog Posts

ARPA-E 2022 Ocean Week
Reflecting on ARPA-E’s 2022 Ocean Week

Held in Washington DC from October 25-26, Ocean Week 2022 brought together teams from ARPA-E’s Aerodynamic Turbines Lighter and Afloat with Nautical Technologies and Integrated Servo-control (ATLANTIS) program, Macroalgae Research Inspiring Novel Energy Resources (MARINER) program, Submarine Hydrokinet

Investor Update Vol 10 Blog ARPA-E Bridger Photonics GML LIDAR Gas Mapping Technology
ARPA-E Investor Update Vol. 10

ARPA-E awardee Bridger Photonics, a Montana-based company developing methane detection technology, raised $55 million in funding from Beaverhead Partners, a syndicate composed of Madison Valley Partners, Carica Sustainable Investments, and Next Frontier Capital. The investment – one of the largest investments from venture capital seen in the state of Montana – will allow Bridger Photonics to continue its rapid growth and bring in new employees for their recent office expansion.

2022 Manufacturing Day Blog ARPA-E Thumbnail Welding
Pulling Back the Curtain on Manufacturing in Energy

The leaves are changing, the crisp Autumn air is arriving, and with it, the holidays! One holiday we are particularly excited about celebrating here at ARPA-E may not be on your radar. Today, ARPA-E is celebrating Manufacturing Day! Manufacturing Day is an opportunity for manufacturers to give folks a behind-the-scenes look into their manufacturing processes and how they have adapted in the modern era.