Six ARPA-E Projects Illustrate Private Investors Excited About Clean Energy Innovation

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.


Fostering Applicant Connections

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.


U.S. Department of Energy Announces 2011 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

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.


Secretary Chu Awards $9.6 Million for Transformational Energy Research Projects

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.


Department of Energy Awards $92 Million for Groundbreaking Energy Research Projects

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.


Vice President Biden Announces Recovery Act Funding for 37 Transformational Energy Research Projects

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.


DOE Announces $100 Million Available for Innovative Research Projects

At the inaugural ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit today, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced $100 million in Recovery Act funding will be made available to accelerate innovation in green technology, increase America’s competitiveness and create new jobs.


DOE Announces Inaugural ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced today the inaugural “ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit” to take place March 1-3, 2010 at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center in Washington, DC.


Department of Energy Announces Fellows Program for Advanced Research Energy Projects

The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) announced today the creation of the ARPA-E Fellows Program at an event with Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s students.


Secretary Chu Announces $100 Million for Advanced Research Projects

U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced today that a second round of funding opportunities for transformational energy research projects that will be made available through the Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E).