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ARPA-E to Hold Sixth Annual Energy Innovation Summit

WASHINGTON – The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) will host its annual Energy Innovation Summit from Feb. 9-11, 2015 at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. The Summit brings together more than 2,000 stakeholders from across the energy sector to discuss cutting-edge issues and facilitate relationships to move novel energy technologies into the marketplace.

The Summit features the Technology Showcase, which provides a first-hand look at the latest energy innovations. The Technology Showcase includes displays from 250 ARPA-E-funded high-potential, high-impact energy technologies – many shown to the public for the first time – as well as technologies from a select number of other innovative organizations. 



Featured speakers include:

  • U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz
  • Former Treasury Secretary Henry “Hank” Paulson
  • University of California School System President Janet Napolitano
  • ARPA-E Director Ellen Williams
  • CPS Energy CEO Doyle Beneby
  • SunEdison President and CEO Ahmad R. Chatila
  • Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Installations and Environment, Office of Secretary of Defense John Conger
  • Cummins Inc. Vice President and CTO John C. Wall
  • Opower President and Founder Alex Laskey
  • DBL Investors Founder & Managing Partner Nancy Pfund
  • Solar City CEO Lyndon Rive
  • Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata

Featured Technology Showcase displays include:

  • A display of the world’s first 3D-printed, fully operational electric vehicle—the Local Motors Strati
  • U.S. military prototype transport vehicle with integrated power supply
  • EV Battery Segmentation Demonstration
  • Vehicle-to-Grid EV and Charging Station 


ARPA-E Annual Energy Innovation Summit 


Gaylord Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, Maryland 


Monday, February 9 - Wednesday, February 11, 2015


Accredited members of the news media may register here.  


There are a select number of media row spaces available for accredited members of the media. Media Row participants receive front row visibility to the more than 2,000 investors, technologists and inventors who attend the event. Contact Allison Finder, or 202-287-5994, for reservations and details.


For additional information on the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, including the full Summit agenda, please visit