Press Releases

Secretary Granholm, Property Brother Jonathan Scott, Investors & Industry Leaders to Address Annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit in Texas

On Wednesday, May 22, through Friday, May 24, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) will host the 14th annual Energy Innovation Summit at the Gaylord Texan Convention Center outside Dallas, Texas.

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $20 Million to Develop Cost-Effective, Highly Accurate Hydrogen Detection and Quantification Technologies

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $20 million in funding to support the development of innovative approaches for hydrogen gas emissions detection and quantification.

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $28 Million to Decarbonize Domestic Iron and Steel Production

In support of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $28 million in funding to 13 projects across 9 states to advance zero-process-emission ironmaking and ultra-low life cycle emissions steelmaking.


Blog Posts

Evelyn Wang at 2023 Summit
Why I’m Bringing America’s Energy Innovators Together in Texas

In the heart of Texas, state-of-the-art technology fueled by unprecedented investments are accelerating a new age of American innovation.

While the Lone Star State has long been known for its oil and gas, it’s now emerging as a leader in the transition to renewable energy, contributing to more than a fourth of America’s wind-powered electricity generation. The state’s residential and commercial-use solar is scaling faster than anywhere else in the country. And in 2024, Texas will lead the way in adding battery storage to the grid.

ARPA-E Q&A Blog Rakesh Radhakrishnan
Life at ARPA-E: Experiences of an ARPA-E Technology-to-Market Advisor

ARPA-E sat down with Dr. Rakesh Radhakrishnan as his tenure with the agency comes to a close to get his perspective on life as a Technology-to-Market Advisor with the agency.

ARPA-E Blog Post Zap Energy Fusion Milestone
Zap Energy Achieves Significant Fusion Energy Milestone: Electron Temperature Exceeding 10 Million Degrees

Zap Energy and their collaborators at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, University of California, San Diego, and University of Washington published a peer-reviewed article in Physical Review Letters this month demonstrating electron temperature greater than 10 million degrees (approximately 1 keV, the unit of temperature favored by fusion scientists) in a sheared-flow-stabili