Press Releases

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $40 Million for More Efficient Cooling for Data Centers

 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $40 million in funding for 15 projects that will develop high-performance, energy efficient cooling solutions for data centers.

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $5 Million to Explore Critical Mineral Extraction from Macroalgae in the Ocean

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $5M in funding to evaluate the feasibility of extracting rare earth and other high-value trace critical minerals from macroalgae.

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $40 Million as Part of New ARPA-E Program Focused on Improving Reliability, Resiliency, and Security of Power Infrastructure

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $40 million in funding to support a new program dedicated to develop cost-effective, high-speed, and safe undergrounding technologies to strengthen the system reliability for distribution grids by undergrounding electric power lines in urban and suburban areas.


Blog Posts

ARPA-E Investor Update Blog v. 15 Captura
ARPA-E Investor Update Vol. 15

ARPA-E awardee Captura raised $12 million in Series A funding for their direct ocean capture (DOC) technology in a round led by Equinor Ventures, along with Aramco Ventures, the Caltech Seed Fund, Hitachi Ventures, Future Planet Capital, and mTerra Ventures in January 2023.

ARPA-E’s Active Role at CERAWeek 2023

CERAWeek brings the global energy industry together to share insights and strategies on what’s next for global energy markets, geopolitics, and technology. CERAWeek convenes government officials, industry leaders, academics, technology innovators, financial leaders, and thought leaders in one space for what Politico has coined the "[energy] industry's Super Bowl.”

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ARPA-E Announces Agreement with California Energy Commission to Coordinate Advancement on New Energy Technologies

ARPA-E and the California Energy Commission (CEC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), solidifying joint efforts to advance breakthrough energy technologies.

“CEC and ARPA-E have long supported transformational energy innovation, and we have shared goals to enhance the economic and energy security of California and our entire nation,” said ARPA-E Director Evelyn N. Wang. “This collaboration will accelerate our critical work to research, develop, demonstrate, and ultimately deploy energy technologies.”