ARPA-E and its role in our smart energy future


In March 2012, the Edison Foundation and the Institute for Electric Efficiency hosted Powering the People 2.0, a conference that brought utility executives together with technology innovators. SGN's Jesse Berst was there and conducted a number of interviews with thought leaders.


Click to page 2 to watch his interview with Cheryl Martin, Director of Commercialization for the Advanced Research Project Agency - Energy, better known as ARPA-E. As you'll hear, ARPA-E is the funding source for research on the very cutting edge. But it also plays a role in commercializing new technologies, as she explains.