Press Releases

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.

U.S. Department of Energy to Host Annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy today announced that its Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) will host its 12th annual Energy Innovation Summit May 23–25, 2022, in Aurora, Colorado. The ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit is the premier event for energy innovators, investors, and influencers, and gathers more than 2,000 experts each year from government, academia, and business to discuss advancements in cutting-edge energy technologies. 


Blog Posts

Secretary Granholm speaking at the 2022 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
Reliving the Excitement of the 2022 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

The 2022 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit was packed full of interesting and insightful discussion from speakers across industry, academia, and government. Photos from the Summit are now available on the Summit website and videos from the Summit are included below to help you relive all the excitement in Denver.

Agtech’s Next Frontier with Dr. Nick Goeser
Agtech’s Next Frontier

ARPA-E recently welcomed Dr. Nick Goeser as the federal Tech-to-Market (T2M) advisor for our agriculture technology portfolio. We sat down with Dr. Goeser ahead of ARPA-E’s upcoming carbon farming workshop to discuss his perspectives on the current state of domestic agriculture, and how ARPA-E can play a role in transforming the industry to better meet the needs of our society.

Umaro Foods Seaweed Bacon ARPA-E Blog Shark Tank Mark Cuban Lori Greiner
Feeding Frenzy

The land-based counterparts of our oceans’ most notorious carnivores, the hungry entrepreneurs from popular reality TV show Shark Tank, recently had their mouths watering at a new product developed by ARPA-E awardee Umaro Foods. Their innovation, plant-based bacon, comes from an unexpected protein source: ocean-farmed seaweed.