Today in Washington, we're hosting the first-ever ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit. We're bringing together some of our nation's brightest minds in science, engineering, and business to focus on tackling the energy problem. Through the ARPA-E program, we are funding cutting-edge technologies that could provide game-changing breakthroughs. We're trying to hit home runs, not base hits.
This video showcases one of the projects we funded in the first round of applications: Sun Catalytix. Sun Catalytix is developing a unique technology that mimics photosynthesis to split water into hydrogen and oxygen. Check it out:
Steven Chu is Secretary of Energy