Long Island, NY - March 13, 2018 - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced a $2.325 million federal grant awarded to Stony Brook University for the study of Hybrid Electrochemistry and Advanced Combustion for High-Efficiency Power.
“Our region is a hub for clean and green energy with Stony Brook University and Brookhaven National Lab, pioneering the future of renewable energy and creating jobs right here in NY-1,” said Congressman Lee Zeldin. “This $2.3 million federal grant is critical for the Stony Brook University community and Long Islanders, supporting research that promotes better clean and green energy, reduced emissions, improved air quality and lower energy bills.”
In FY2018, Congressman Zeldin voted for full funding of the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) program at $306 million, the primary funding source for this important grant. He also voted to fully fund the Department of Energy’s Office of Science at $5.3 billion, funding essential to energy research projects at SUNY Stony Brook, Brookhaven National Laboratory and other world-renowned scientific institutions.