U.S. Department of Energy Announces Nearly $10 Million to Small Businesses Nationwide Working on New Energy Technology

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced nearly $10 million to 20 small businesses working on forward-thinking energy technology, which could significantly reduce U.S. energy consumption. The support to small businesses across the country is part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) Exploratory Topic Supporting Entrepreneurial Energy Discoveries (SEED).


U.S. Department of Energy Announces $39 Million for Research and Development to Turn Buildings Into Carbon Storage Structures

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $39 million in awards for 18 projects seeking to develop technologies that can transform buildings into net carbon storage structures.


U.S. Department of Energy Announces $45 Million to Develop More Efficient Electric Vehicle Batteries

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $45 million in funding to support the domestic development of advanced batteries for electric vehicles. Through DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), the Department is launching the Electric Vehicles for American Low-Carbon Living (EVs4ALL) program to develop more affordable, convenient, efficient and resilient batteries.


U.S. Department of Energy to Host Annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy today announced that its Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) will host its 12th annual Energy Innovation Summit May 23–25, 2022, in Aurora, Colorado. The ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit is the premier event for energy innovators, investors, and influencers, and gathers more than 2,000 experts each year from government, academia, and business to discuss advancements in cutting-edge energy technologies. 


ARPA-E Announces $5 Million in Funding to Universities Developing Life Cycle Assessment Tools for Carbon Negative Buildings

WASHINGTON, DC — Today ARPA-E announced $5 million in funding to two universities—the University of Washington and University of California, Davis—working to develop life cycle assessment tools and frameworks associated with transforming buildings into net carbon storage structures. The funding is part of the Harnessing Emissions into Structures Taking Inputs from the Atmosphere (HESTIA) Exploratory Topic.


DOE Announces $48 Million For New Program to Securely and Economically Recycle Used Nuclear Fuel

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $48 million in funding for a new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program that will support the deployment of Advanced Nuclear Reactor (AR) technology by providing safe and sustainable domestic fuel stocks.


U.S. Department of Energy Announces $36 Million to Reduce Waste from Advanced Nuclear Reactors

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $36 million for 11 projects seeking to increase the deployment, and use of, nuclear power as a reliable source of clean energy and limit the amount of waste produced from Advanced Nuclear Reactors (AR). Nuclear power is one of the most reliable sources of energy in America, and the largest domestic source of clean energy—providing approximately 50% of the nation’s carbon-free electricity, and about a fifth of U.S. electricity overall.


U.S. Department of Energy Announces $44 Million to Develop Technologies that Sustainably Increase Domestic Critical Elements Supplies

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $44 million in funding to support projects developing commercial-ready technologies that give the United States a net-zero or net negative emissions pathway toward increased domestic supplies of critical elements required for the transition to clean energy.   


Department of Energy Announces Latest Challenge in Competition Aimed at Identifying Power Grid Solutions

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced Challenge 3 as part of the Grid Optimization (GO) Competition — managed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) — aimed at developing software management solutions to address challenging power grid problems. The GO Competition echoes the Biden Administration’s commitment to create a more reliable, resilient and secure American electricity grid.


U.S. Department of Energy Announces $175 Million for Novel Clean Energy Technology Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $175 million for 68 research and development projects aimed at developing disruptive technologies to strengthen the nation's advanced energy enterprise.