Tag Archives: Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy

DOE Funds 17 Dev’t Projects for Ultra-High Temperature Materials

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The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $16 million in funds to 17 projects in support of the development of ultra-high temperature materials for gas turbines. DOE said Wednesday that it seeks to build materials that will operate at 1800 ºC with coatings and coolings or at 1300 ºC in a stand-alone material test environment. 

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DOE Unveils Plan to Guide Hydrogen-Focused Pursuits; Dan Brouillette Quoted

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The Department of Energy (DOE) has published a strategy that highlights how DOE plans to pursue hydrogen-related research, development and demonstration projects. The Hydrogen Program Plan aims to enable the production, storage, transportation and application of hydrogen in multiple economic sectors. The Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy will also take part in the plan's activities.

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DOE Allots Funds to Support Simulation-Based Nuclear Projects

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The Department of Energy is investing $27M in efforts to develop nuclear reactor frameworks via digital twin technology, a simulation-based development approach. DOE said Wednesday it will pursue these nine projects under the Generating Electricity Managed by Intelligent Nuclear Assets or GEMINA program. The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy manages GEMINA.

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DOE to Fund 15 Fusion Energy Development Projects

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The Department of Energy has awarded $32M in total funds to 15 projects that aim to develop and commercialize fusion power generation systems as part of the Breakthroughs Enabling THermonuclear-fusion Energy program.

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ARPA-E Announces Funding Program to Develop Lower-Cost Fusion Energy Concepts

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The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy plans to award up to $30M for research projects designed to create lower-cost concepts for the development of deployable, commercially viable fusion energy.

Under a new program, dubbed Breakthroughs Enabling THermonuclear-fusion Energy, ARPA-E aims to establish controlled fusion energy by lowering the cost of more-mature fusion concepts and enhancing the application of existing fusion research and development capabilities, the Department of Energy said Thursday

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Rep. Frank Lucas Introduces ARPA-E Reform Bill

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Rep. Frank Lucas, R-Okla., has presented a bill that aims to reform, reauthorize the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy with boosted budget. The ARPA-E Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2019 would authorize ARPA-E for five more years and increase the agency's annual funds by $27M, the House Science, Space and Technology Committee said Wednesday.

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