Washington, DC -- The Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has signed a partnership deal with Duke Energy, one of the largest electric power companies in the United States, and with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), a non-profit research organization that focuses on the electric power utility industry in the U.S. and abroad, to identify opportunities for testing and deploying ARPA-E funded projects that will bolster the electric grid.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Dr. Arun Majumdar, Director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), testified today before the Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development Committee on Appropriations, U.S. House of Representatives, regarding the Agency's Fiscal Year 2012 budget.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Building on already strong cooperation between the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today new steps between the Departments to strengthen national security through the continued development of advanced clean energy technologies.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Two weeks after President Obama focused on innovation in his State of the Union address, the U.S. Department of Energy announced today that former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will keynote the second annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit.
WASHINGTON, DC -- In a little over one year, six projects that received a total of $23.6 million in seed funding from the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Project Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) have generated more than $100 million in outside private capital investment, Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Since its first funding opportunity announcement in April 2009, ARPA-E has received scores of promising ideas for the next generation of energy technologies. This response has been thrilling, because it means that the potential for disruptive American energy innovation has only begun to surface. However, ARPA-E can only fund a fraction of these promising ideas at the levels required, which means many potentially groundbreaking technologies are left without the necessary funding to perform research and development.
WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. Department of Energy announced today that it will hold the second annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit February 28 - March 2, 2011 at the Gaylord Convention Center just outside Washington, D.C.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today announced the selection of six transformational energy research and development projects that could revolutionize how the country uses, stores and produces energy.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today announced 43 cutting-edge research projects that aim to dramatically improve how the U.S. uses and produces energy.
At a Recovery Act Cabinet Meeting today, Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced that the U.S. Department of Energy is awarding $106 million in funding for 37 ambitious research projects that could fundamentally change the way the country uses and produces energy.