ARPA-E Issues $125M OPEN Funding Opportunity

January 9, 2015 By Linda Hardesty

DOE Energy ManageThe Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) is issuing its third open funding opportunity announcement, OPEN 2015, for up to $125 million.

ARPA-E issued previous OPEN solicitations in 2009 and 2012. Open solicitations ensure that ARPA-E can support transformational projects outside the scope of existing ARPA-E focused programs.

The projects selected under OPEN 2015 will support research in all areas of energy R&D, covering transportation and stationary applications including (but are not limited to) electricity generation by both renewable and non-renewable means; electricity transmission, storage, and distribution; energy efficiency for buildings, manufacturing and commerce, and personal use.

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