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Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E)

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Modeled after the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) funds game-changing energy technologies that are typically too early for private-sector investment.

From new wind turbine designs and transportation fuels made from bacteria to innovative energy storage solutions and smaller, more efficient semiconductors, ARPA-E projects have the potential to change the way we generate, store and use energy. The program continues to invest in technologies that could radically improve U.S. economic prosperity, national security and environmental well-being.

Photo Gallery: 2017 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

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ARPA-E Website
The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) funds game-changing energy technologies that are too early for private-sector investment.
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ARPA-E Funding Opportunities
Funding opportunity announcements for the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E).
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ARPA-E Summit
The annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit is a conference that brings together experts to think about America’s energy challenges in innovative ways.
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