U.S. Department of Energy Announces $10 Million in Funding to Projects Studying Low-Energy Nuclear Reactions

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $10 million in funding for eight projects working to determine whether low-energy nuclear reactions (LENR) could be the basis for a potentially transformative carbon-free energy source. The teams selected today—from universities, a national laboratory, and small business—aim to break the stalemate of research in this space.


U.S. Department of Energy Announces $45 Million to Validate Marine Carbon Dioxide Removal Techniques

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $45 million in funding to support a new program aimed at facilitating the development of the marine carbon dioxide removal (mCDR) industry through scalable Measurement, Reporting and Validation (MRV) technologies.


U.S. Department of Energy Announces $10 Million to Study Optimal Intermodal Freight Transportation System

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $10 million in funding to model the low-carbon intermodal freight transportation system of the future, in order to minimize emissions and maximize resiliency.


Secretary Granholm Invites Energy Innovators to ARPA-E Summit

The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) will host its thirteenth annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit from March 22-24, 2023, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.


U.S. Department of Energy Announces $42 Million To Develop More Affordable and Efficient Advanced Electric Vehicle Batteries In America

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $42 million in funding for 12 projects to strengthen the domestic supply chain for advanced batteries that power electric vehicles (EVs).


Dr. Evelyn Wang Sworn In as Director of Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy

“Our innovation ecosystem is vital to clean, secure, and affordable energy,” said ARPA-E Director Evelyn Wang. “I am grateful for the opportunity to lead ARPA-E, and I look forward to strengthening the ties between research and development to bolster our economy, domestic energy, and national security.”


Statement by Secretary Granholm on the Confirmation of Dr. Evelyn Wang

U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm issued a statement today after U.S. Senate confirmation of Dr. Evelyn N. Wang by voice vote to serve as Director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).


Department of Energy Announces Grid Optimization (GO) Competition Challenge 3 Teams

The Department of Energy (DOE) announced that 13 teams from 11 states will compete in the Grid Optimization (GO) Competition Challenge 3, which requires them to develop software management solutions to address real-world power grid conditions. The GO Competition—managed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E)—echoes the Biden Administration’s commitment to create a more reliable, resilient, and secure American electricity grid.


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.