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ARPA-E Director Arun Majumdar to Host Conference Call to Announce New ARPA-E Projects

September 28, 2011 - 3:28pm

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Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, Thursday, September 29, Arun Majumdar, Director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) at the Department of Energy, will host a conference call to announce newly selected cutting-edge research projects aimed at dramatically improving how the U.S. uses and produces energy. This fourth round of ARPA-E project selections focuses on transformational, breakthrough technologies in rare earth alternatives, biofuels, thermal storage, electronic grid controls, and solar power electronics.  Demonstrating the success ARPA-E has already seen, the program announced last month that five of its projects secured more than $100 million in outside private capital investment.

WHO:       Arun Majumdar, ARPA-E Director

WHAT:    Conference call to make clean energy funding announcement

WHEN:    Thursday, September 29, 2011

                  12:30 p.m. EST
 
RSVP:      Please contact Keri Fulton at keri.fulton@hq.doe.gov to receive call-in information.  

News Media Contact: 202-586-4940

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