Press Releases

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $20 Million to Explore Potential of Geologic Hydrogen

Given recent interest in the discovery of naturally accumulating deposits of subsurface hydrogen known as geologic hydrogen, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $20 million in funding to develop technologies that can stimulate the generation of hydrogen within the subsurface at the lowest cost and environmental impact.

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $30 Million to Develop High-Energy Storage Solutions to Electrify Domestic Aircraft, Railroads & Ships

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $30 million in funding to develop next-generation, high-energy storage solutions to help accelerate the electrification of the aviation, railroad, and maritime transportation sectors.

U.S. Department of Energy Announces Projects Developing Technologies to Mitigate Aviation Emissions

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced $10 million in funding for five projects working on new technologies and tools to reduce the environmental impact of aviation.


Blog Posts

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Four ARPA-E Awardees Selected for DOE’s Long Duration Energy Storage (LDES) Funding Opportunity

ARPA-E is the Department of Energy’s high-risk, high-potential early-stage R&D agency. ARPA-E’s mission is to help disruptive, impactful energy technologies reach proof-of-concept. At that point, other funding sources get involved to help bring these technologies to market. These sources can include private funding, government agencies, and other aspects of the DOE enterprise.

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ARPA-E Investor Update Vol. 16

On August 17, 2023, Yard Stick PBC announced $10.6 million raised in Series A funding for their low-cost, in situ soil carbon measurement technology in a round led by Toyota Ventures Climate Fund with participation from the Microsoft Climate Innovation Fund, The Nature Conservancy, Lowercarbon Capital, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Pillar VC, and others. Their Series A round brings Yard Stick’s total venture capital funding to over $16 million.

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Reaching New Energy Frontiers in Alaska

Alaska is an energy powerhouse—home to a wide variety of inspiring energy innovations.

As Senator Lisa Murkowski said at the 2023 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, Alaska is the perfect testing ground for any energy technology solution under the sun. Simply put, Alaska is the perfect place for innovation.