Vanderbilt RIAPS to collaborate on $4.8 million ARPA-E microgrid control project

Vanderbilt computer engineers will collaborate with colleagues at North Carolina State University on a new $4.8 million project to develop technology to co-design and control microgrids.

The award was among 68 grants exceeding $175 million announced this week by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). The research and development projects are aimed aim at developing disruptive technologies to strengthen the nation’s advanced energy security. The ARPA-E OPEN 2021 program prioritizes funding high-impact, high-risk technologies that support novel approaches to clean energy challenges.

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