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Keeping Cool with Carbon Capture Technologies

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Your car's AC gets a whole lot more efficient when you push this button. What if your office building could do the same? NETL has found a way—and it’s going to mean lower costs and much cleaner indoor air.

DOE Announces More Than $10 Million for Advanced Combustion Systems Research

Image of NETL logoThe U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected eight projects to develop enabling technologies for advanced combustion systems, including oxy-combustion and chemical looping–based power systems. The total estimated federal investment in the eight projects exceeds $10 million.  Funding amounts may vary as negotiations progress.

DOE Announces $3.8 Million Investment in New Methane Gas Hydrate Research

Image of NETL logoThe U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the selection of six multi-year research projects to receive $3.8 million in funding that will enhance the understanding of methane hydrate system behaviors when subjected to natural, environmental, or induced production-related changes, helping to determine both the production viability of a vast source of natural gas and to assess the role of gas hydrate in the larger global climate cycle.

DOE Accepting Applications for 2017 Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program

Image of NETL logoThe Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) is now accepting applications for the 2017 Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) program.

Director's Corner

Dr. Grace M. Bochenek

 Photo of Dr. Grace Bochenek Energy Innovation is NETL’s Lifeblood

Energy innovation is NETL’s lifeblood. It requires forging and leveraging partnerships with academia, industry, and other research institutions to accelerate technology development and drive commercialization. It also requires challenging the status quo and advancing technology in a systematic way. NETL has key role to play—as a National Laboratory, our science, technology, and research are powerful anchors of innovation and sustainable economic growth.


Mark Your Calendars for the TransTech Energy Conference!

transtech_02.jpgNETL knows that technology transfer is just as important as research—science can’t benefit if it remains confined to the laboratory! That’s why we’re excited to support the 5th annual TransTech Energy Conference, October 26–27, in Morgantown, WV. The goal of the conference is to facilitate the development of new companies that have exciting new solutions to energy, environmental, and economic development challenges. From entrepreneurs to investors, TransTech brings together the innovators of today to develop the technology of tomorrow.

NETL Researchers Develop Way to Harness Gold to Help Fight Climate Change

image001.jpgUsing sunlight and gold to convert carbon dioxide into fuel may sound like a task for a Hogwarts graduate, but it’s the kind of magic that researchers at NETL are performing to make a positive impact on the world’s environment. Read more!