Press Releases

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $15 Million for 12 Projects Developing High-Energy Storage Solutions to Electrify Domestic Aircraft, Railroads & Ships

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $15 million for 12 projects across 11 states to advance 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 $20 Million to 16 Projects Spearheading Exploration of Geologic Hydrogen

In support of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $20 million for 16 projects across 8 states to accelerate the natural subsurface generation of hydrogen.

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $30 Million to Develop Technologies to Enable Circular Electric Vehicle Battery Supply Chain

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $30 million in funding to develop innovative solutions that support the creation of a circular electric vehicle (EV) battery supply chain.


Blog Posts

ARPA-E Helium RFI Jack Lewnard Julia Greenwald
Calling for Your Expertise on New Sources of Helium

ARPA-E is currently interested in exploring sustainable methods of safeguarding domestic helium production and ensuring helium availability for next generation energy technologies.

ARPA-E Program Director Dr. Cory Phillips Q&A Blog
Meet the Program Director: Dr. Cory Phillips

Dr. Cory Phillips currently serves as a Program Director for the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). As a chemical engineer, his focus at ARPA-E is on catalysis (discovery & scale-up) & reaction engineering (CRE) for renewable fuels and energy related applications and process technology, as well as tribochemical engineering of surfaces for energy conservation applications. 

ARPA-E Goes Underground

ARPA-E hired Dr. Philseok Kim during the height of the pandemic to lend his wealth of expertise in materials to the energy landscape. Previously the co-founder and CTO of Adaptive Surface Technologies, spun-out of an ARPA-E-funded Harvard University project focused on non-slip coatings to prevent marine fouling and improve the fuel economy of the shipping sector, Dr. Kim was a familiar face with a unique background and something distinct and exciting to offer in energy.