ARPA-E antes up $30M for new program

The Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) today announced $30 million in available funding for a new program “focused on the development of transformational electrochemical technologies to enable low-cost distributed power generation.” The program is supposed to develop fuel cell technology for distributed power generation to “improve grid stability, increase energy security, and balance intermittent renewable technologies while reducing CO2 emissions,” the announcement said.

Read more about the REBELS program at the ARPA-E website.

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