ARPA-E Litmus Test for Energy R&D Agenda

03/01/11 – The ARPA-E Summit opens this morning with seemingly dual purposes: to inspire scientists to invent and to convince Congress of the energy agency's own worth. Read More

10 Companies to Watch for out of ARPA-E

03/01/11 – Early-stage, high-risk, government-supported and potentially game changing — those are a few things that all of the companies I’ve spoken with today have in common. Read More

Phononic Raises $10M for Thermoelectric Materials

02/28/11 – Phononic Devices, Inc., a company that aims to commercialize thermoelectric materials for capturing waste heat, has closed on a $10 million Series B financing led by existing investors Venrock and Oak Investment Partners. Read More

Phononic Raises $10 Million to Turn Heat Waste into Energy

02/23/11 – A Raleigh, North Carolina-based maker of thermoelectric coolers and generators, Phononic Devices, closed a $10 million series B investment from Venrock and Oak Investment Partners, the companies revealed today. Read More

Department of Energy Joins with Manufacturers, Environmentalists to Announce New Efficiency Standards for Home Refrigerators

09/28/10 – Today, the Department of Energy issued final energy efficiency standards for home refrigerators and freezers that will improve their efficiency by about 25 percent by 2014. Read More

NC State’s Centennial Campus Announces New Corporate Partner

09/21/10 – Phononic Devices, an early-stage company commercializing advanced thermoelectric materials and devices, is the latest company to partner with Centennial Campus, North Carolina State University's research park and campus. Read More

10 Companies Reinventing our Energy Infrastructure

03/02/10 – When most people think about changing the way America uses energy, they imagine new ways of generating electricity like solar farms or new nuclear reactors. Read More

University of Oklahoma “Clean Energy” Technology Promises Gains in Efficiency

02/16/10 – A "clean energy" technology under development at the University of Oklahoma promises transformational advances with products that convert heat directly to useful electrical power. Read More

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