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DOE to Fund Projects for Connected & Automated Vehicle Energy Efficiency Tech

The Energy Department will award $32 million in grants for 10 new projects under its Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy directorate’s Next-Generation Energy Technologies for Connected and Autonomous On-Road Vehicles program. The projects will utilize new CAV technologies designed to utilize on-board or cloud-based sensors, data and computation capabilities in an effort to …

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ARPA-E to Fund 16 Projects Under Energy Storage & Conversion Tech Optimization Program

The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy plans to award $37 million in funds to 16 projects as part of ARPA-E’s program aiming to optimize energy storage and conversion technologies. ARPA-E’s Integration and Optimization of Novel Ion-Conducting Solids program seeks new ways to process and integrate solid ion conductors into devices to help update transportation …

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Energy Dept Awards $11M to 7 Power Grid Efficiency Research Projects

The Energy Department has chosen seven project teams to receive a combined $11 million in federal funds to build simulation models and data hubs that can help DOE manage efficiency of the U.S. power grid system. DOE said Friday the projects aim to address limitations of current algorithms for power transmission and distribution through the Advanced Research …

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DOE Picks 12 Teams for $33M Electric Grid Control System Development Program

The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy has awarded $33 million in funds to 12 project teams to develop control systems that will work to coordinate electric load and distributed energy resources on the power grid. DOE said Friday the projects are part of ARPA-E’s Network Optimized Distributed Energy Systems initiative …

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Senate Confirms Ellen Williams as Energy Research Agency Head

Dr. Ellen Williams, formerly chief scientist at energy company BP, has received Senate confirmation to serve as director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy. She will be responsible for overseeing energy technology development projects that are funded through ARPA-E in her new position, the Energy Department said Monday. Dr. Williams …

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