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2010-06-10 09:15:00

WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of America's top business executives today released a plan to make America a global leader in energy technology innovation, and in meetings at the White House and with Congressional leaders called for urgent action to begin the national transition to clean, affordable, and secure supplies of energy. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2010-04-22 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI) and partnering organization Nano Science & Technology Institute will host a technology innovation showcase in conjunction with the Clean Technology 2010 Conference and Expo in Anaheim, California on June 23, 2010. Organizers expect over 120 companies to participate, discuss and demonstrate breakthrough technology with development and investment partners. Similar to the...

2010-04-21 14:15:00

Intel's Otellini, Microsoft's Ballmer, Kleiner Perkins' Doerr and Many Others Support Funding for ARPA-E's Transformative Energy Innovations WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than one hundred top executives representing America's technology and venture capital sectors today urged Congress to continue to support the Advance Projects Research Agency - Energy (ARPA-E), an agency housed in the U.S. Department of Energy whose mission is to fund high-risk projects that will...

2010-01-25 08:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun Catalytix Corporation, a distributed energy storage and renewable fuels company, today announced that it has signed a contract for over $4 million in federal funding from the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). DOE selected Sun Catalytix as one of only 37 recipients from over 3,600 applicants for ARPA-E's first-round of funding for transformational energy technologies. Sun Catalytix has...

2010-01-07 13:15:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced today the inaugural "ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit" to take place March 1-3, 2010 at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center in Washington, DC. The event, hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) and organized by the Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI), with key support from the National Venture Capital Association...

2009-11-10 07:00:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy crop company Ceres, Inc. announced today that it plans to expand an advanced trait development project to increase biomass yields of several energy grasses by as much as 40% in coming years, while simultaneously decreasing the use of inputs such as nitrogen fertilizers. The project, which was selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) from among 3,700 renewable energy proposals, will be funded in part by a $5 million advanced...

2009-10-26 13:06:00

LEXINGTON, Mass., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- 1366 Technologies (www.1366tech.com), a silicon photovoltaics company, today announced that the company will receive four million dollars in federal funding from the Advanced Research Projects Agency -- Energy (ARPA-E) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The first ARPA-E solicitation was extremely competitive with over 3,600 applications from across the U.S. and, after an extensive application process, the selection committee named 1366...

2009-04-27 13:38:00

WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechNet, the bipartisan political network of CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today applauded President Barack Obama for his remarks before the National Academy of Sciences in which he said that improving the nation's innovation and scientific stature is a top priority for his Administration. Specifically, the President announced today for the first time that his Administration will fund the Advanced Research Projects...

2009-02-12 12:51:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Chemical Society President Thomas H. Lane, Ph.D., today praised Congress for including "significant investments" in scientific research, education and energy in the compromise American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and urged continued support for these "critical provisions" which provide immediate jobs yet help meet the nation's long-term objectives. In addition to the investment in scientific agencies, Dr. Lane urged support for a $30...