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ARPA-E Announces Funding Opportunity to Support Upcoming Grid Optimization Competition

ARPA-E Announces Funding Opportunity to Support Upcoming Grid Optimization Competition

Publish Date: 
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

July 24, 2018

ARPA-E today issued a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) of up to $5 million for research and development of algorithms to modernize the electric grid. If successful, awardees will participate in Challenge 1 of ARPA-E’s Grid Optimization (GO) Competition, set to launch in fall 2018. See the press release. The FOA (DE-FOA-0001952) can be found at ARPA-E Funding Opportunity Announcement--select Funding Archive in the upper left and enter the FOA number if the direct link does not work. View the Support Grants for Participation in ARPA-E GO Competition Challenge 1 FOA Document.