Press Releases

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.


Blog Posts

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A Day in the Life of an ARPA-E Fellow

(Left to right: Drs. Russell, Ganti, Yedinak, and Greco)

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ARPA-E Investor Update Vol. 9

Ion Storage Systems (ION) recently raised more than $30 million in its Series A funding round for their novel approach to solid-state batteries. The funding round included several investors, including Toyota Ventures. Their recently announced investment will enable ION to establish a battery cell manufacturing line for their next-generation solid-state batteries. Funds raised in the Series A round will also drive the company’s current development projects forward in the consumer electronics, automotive, and stationary storage markets.

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Former ARPA-E Program Director Dr. Ilan Gur to Lead New UK Science Agency

Former ARPA-E Program Director Dr. Ilan Gur was today announced as the inaugural CEO of the UK’s Advanced Research and Invention Agency (ARIA). ARIA represents an ambitious undertaking by the UK government to invest in science research. Similar to ARPA-E, ARIA will focus on high-risk, transformative energy and science projects.