ARPA-E director Martin discusses ambitious process for jump-starting energy technologies

How does the Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) manage the risks associated with funding cutting-edge energy technologies with uncertain outcomes? During today's OnPoint, Cheryl Martin, acting director at ARPA-E, discusses lessons learned from failed projects, the agency's funding plans moving forward and the importance of public-private partnerships in bringing new technologies to commercialization. Martin also talks about upcoming project investments for carbon capture and storage and battery storage.