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.


U.S. Department of Energy Announces $42 Million to Develop High Performance Cooling Systems for Data Centers

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $42 million in funding to overcome technology barriers associated with the development of high-performance energy efficient cooling solutions for data centers.


U.S. Department of Energy Announces Up to $10 Million to Study Low-Energy Nuclear Reactions

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $10 million in funding to establish clear practices to determine whether low-energy nuclear reactions (LENR) could be the basis for a potentially transformative carbon-free energy source. The funding is part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) LENR Exploratory Topic, which aims to break the stalemate of research in this space.


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.