ARPA-E Announces Start-up Companies, Strategic Partnerships, and Private Sector Funding

At least 30 ARPA-E project teams have formed new companies to advance their technologies and more than 37 ARPA-E projects have partnered with other government agencies for further development. Additionally, 34 ARPA-E projects have attracted more than $850 million in private-sector follow-on funding after ARPA-E’s investment of approximately $135 million and several technologies have already been incorporated into products that are being sold in the market.


ARPA-E to Hold Sixth Annual Energy Innovation Summit

The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) will host its annual Energy Innovation Summit from Feb. 9-11, 2015 at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. The Summit brings together more than 2,000 stakeholders from across the energy sector to discuss cutting-edge issues and facilitate relationships to move novel energy technologies into the marketplace.


Secretary Moniz Announces $125 Million OPEN Solicitation for Transformational Energy Projects

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced today at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars that the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) is issuing its third open funding opportunity announcement, OPEN 2015, for up to $125 million. OPEN 2015 will support energy research and development projects from America’s top innovators for disruptive new technologies in transportation and stationary applications.


Department of Energy Announces 22 New Projects to Enable Emissions Reductions and Improve Energy Efficiency

The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) today announced $60 million in funding for 22 innovative new projects aimed at detecting and measuring methane emissions and developing localized thermal management systems that reduce the energy needed to heat and cool buildings.


Dr. Ellen Williams Confirmed as Director of ARPA-E

Dr. Ellen Williams was confirmed by the United States Senate on Monday, December 8, 2014 as the Director of the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E).


Energy Secretary Moniz to Keynote ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced that Secretary Ernest Moniz will serve as a keynote speaker for the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s (ARPA-E) Energy Innovation Summit, which will be held from Feb. 9-11, 2015 in National Harbor, Md.


ARPA-E Announces $60M in Funding Opportunities for Disruptive Energy Technologies

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is announcing two new programs to provide technology options for a more secure and sustainable American energy future.


ARPA-E Announces 13 New Projects at New York Energy Week

Today at New York Energy Week, ARPA-E Acting Director Dr. Cheryl Martin announced $33 million in funding for 13 new projects aimed at developing transformational fuel cell technologies for low-cost distributed power generation. The projects, which are funded through ARPA-E’s new Reliable Electricity Based on ELectrochemical Systems (REBELS) program, are focused on improving grid stability, balancing intermittent renewable technologies, and reducing CO2 emissions using electrochemical distributed power generation systems.


ARPA-E Announces $60 Million for Disruptive Technologies to Cut Emissions, Boost Energy Efficiency

Two new programs aim to detect and measure methane emissions and develop energy efficient heating and cooling systems.


ARPA-E Projects Attract More Than $625 Million in Private Funding

The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) today announced that the Agency’s innovative projects are making great strides towards transforming the way Americans use and produce energy.