How ARPA-E Creates the Future of Energy
In a keynote interview at the VERGE conference in Boston today, Cheryl Martin of the Advanced Research Project Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) discussed how her agency is boosting the bleeding edge of energy technology.
“We’re learning things that we didn’t think were possible,” Martin said in the exclusive interview with GreenBiz executive editor Joel Makower.
Martin is deputy director of ARPA-E, the agency within the U.S. Department of Energy tasked with funding early-stage research of transformational energy technologies. The agency is modeled after the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the group credited with such breakthroughs as the Internet and the Global Position System. Full Story