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  • Pratt & Whitney to Develop Hydrogen-Powered Propulsion Tech for DOE - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Pratt & Whitney to Develop Hydrogen-Powered Propulsion Tech for DOE

    The Department of Energy has tasked Raytheon Technologies‘ Pratt & Whitney business to develop a hydrogen-fueled propulsion technology intended for use in commercial aviation. The contractor said Monday it will apply water vapor recovery and liquid hydrogen combustion to achieve zero carbon emissions under the Hydrogen Steam Injected, Inter‐Cooled Turbine Engine project. DOE’s Advanced Research […] More

  • DOE Launches $100M Funding Program for Clean Energy Tech Deployment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DOE Launches $100M Funding Program for Clean Energy Tech Deployment

    The Department of Energy has announced a potential $100 million funding opportunity managed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy to help commercialize novel clean energy technologies. The ARPA-E Seeding Critical Advanced for Leading Energy technologies with Untapped Potential initiative will task participants to illustrate how their technologies could be deployed to the commercial market and […] More

  • LongPath Seeks to Commercialize Frequency Comb-Based Tech for Methane Leak Detection - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    LongPath Seeks to Commercialize Frequency Comb-Based Tech for Methane Leak Detection

    A team of researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder that worked on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Spectral Combs from UV to Thz program spun off a small business, LongPath Technologies, to bring to market a methane detection technology using optical frequency combs. “LongPath now offers commercial products to oil and gas companies […] More

  • DOE Allocates $98M for 40 Energy Tech Dev't Projects - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DOE Allocates $98M for 40 Energy Tech Dev’t Projects

    The Energy Department has announced 40 projects that will share up to $98M in total funds to build technology platforms that would update the U.S. energy system. DOE said Thursday the funding support is part of the OPEN 2018 program managed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy. Companies, universities and nonprofit organizations proposed projects focused […] More

  • Energy Department Launches Electrical Grid Modernization Competition; Sec. Rick Perry Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Energy Department Launches Electrical Grid Modernization Competition; Sec. Rick Perry Quoted

    The Energy Department has started administering a competition that gathers developers to accelerate the distribution of power across the American electricity grid. In the first phase of the Grid Optimization Competition, participants are tasked to develop and assess their own algorithms on mock power system models in an effort to address security constrained optimal power […] More

  • ARPA-E Unveils $100M Energy Tech R&D Funding Opportunity for 2018 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    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 energy entrepreneurs and researchers to […] More

  • Energy Department Announces Additional $20 Million in Research Awards - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Energy Department Announces Additional $20 Million in Research Awards

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced Thursday that it 10 previously selected Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) awardees will receive a total of $20 million, honoring additional commitments. This marks the end of the road for the DOE’s approval process of the ARPA-E's Next-Generation Energy Technologies for Connected and Autonomous On-Road Vehicles (NEXTCAR) and […] More

  • DOE to Fund 14 Window Coating Devt Projects Through SHIELD Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 and other materials designed to […] More

  • ARPA-E Funds Xerox PARC Mobile App Project for Energy-Saving Travel - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 Virginia Tech Transportation Institute to build […] More

  • Xerox PARC to Build Micro-PV Cell Printer for DOE's ARPA-E - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 to build a printer that […] More

  • Energy Dept Awards PARC New Metal Sorting Tech Development Funds - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 Monday. “Our technology could change […] More

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