Tag Archives: Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy

ARPA-E Unveils $100M Energy Tech R&D Funding Opportunity for 2018

The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy has started to accept applications for up to $100 million in grant funds to research and develop energy technology platforms. ARPA-E’s OPEN 2018 funding opportunity will support innovators who aim to help transform U.S. energy infrastructure with technology, the Energy Department said Wednesday. “We are asking American …

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Peloton Joins Purdue Team to Apply Truck Platooning Tech to Powertrains; Josh Switkes Comments

Peloton Technology has joined an Energy Department-funded program to apply the company’s truck platooning technology and concepts to cloud-connected powertrains as part of an effort to help reduce tractor-trailer fuel use by 20 percent. DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy will invest $5 million in the Next-Generation Energy Technologies for Connected …

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DOE to Fund 14 Window Coating Devt Projects Through SHIELD Program

The Energy Department has awarded $31 million in total funds to support 14 window coating and windowpane development projects as part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s Single-Pane Highly Insulating Efficient Lucid Design program. DOE said Monday ARPA-E’s SHIELD program seeks to retrofit single-pane windows through the development of novel window coatings …

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ARPA-E Funds Xerox PARC Mobile App Project for Energy-Saving Travel

PARC has received funds from the Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy to develop a mobile application model that will cater to individual travelers and drive energy savings in transportation. Under ARPA-E’s Traveler Response Architecture using Novel Signaling for Network Efficiency in Transportation program, the Xerox-owned company said Tuesday it will partner with …

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Xerox PARC to Build Micro-PV Cell Printer for DOE’s ARPA-E

PARC, a Xerox company, will develop a prototype micro-photovoltaic cell printer for the Energy Department as part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy‘s Micro-scale Optimized Solar-cell Arrays with Integrated Concentration program. Xerox said Wednesday the program aims to facilitate the high-volume, economical production of micro-PV cell arrays. The company added that PARC will utilize digital xerographic assembly …

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Energy Dept Awards PARC New Metal Sorting Tech Development Funds

Xerox subsidiary PARC has secured additional funds from the U.S. Energy Department to further develop a technology for processing and recycling scrap aluminum materials. PARC is developing an aluminum alloy detection system through the Modern Electro/Thermochemical Advancements for Light-metal Systems Program, run by DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, Xerox said …

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Microsoft Starts New Research Project on Fuel Cells With $5M Govt Grant; Sean James Comments

Microsoft will collaborate with Redox Power Systems, Trans-Tech and the University of Maryland to carry out a $5 million government-funded research project on fuel cells as power source for data centers, Data Center Knowledge reported Tuesday. Yevgeniy Sverdlik writes the project will use methane-powered fuel cells installed in data center IT racks to …

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Battelle, GE Develop Battery Mgmt Systems Under DOE-Backed Program

The Energy Department has offered grants to help several technology organizations develop software products, sensors and predictive algorithms for managing the performance of lithium-ion batteries, Gigacom reported Wednesday. Katie Fehrenbacher writes Battelle designed an optical sensor that aims to detect internal battery faults, while General Electric built a miniaturized system …

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