Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E): Background, Status, and Selected Issues for Congress

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This report discusses the establishment of the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) within the Department of Energy (DOE) as part of the America COMPETES Act (P.L. 110-69), which was authorized by Congress in August 2007. Modeled on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), ARPA-E would support transformational energy technology research projects with the goal of enhancing the nation's economic and energy security.

Creator(s): Stine, Deborah D.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: April 29, 2009
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Stine, Deborah D.

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: April 29, 2009
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This report discusses the establishment of the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) within the Department of Energy (DOE) as part of the America COMPETES Act (P.L. 110-69), which was authorized by Congress in August 2007. Modeled on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), ARPA-E would support transformational energy technology research projects with the goal of enhancing the nation's economic and energy security.

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34 pages.

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