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Energy Department Lab Researcher Wins HENAAC Award for Outstanding Achievement

The National Energy Technology Laboratory’s (NETL’s) Nicolas Huerta has been honored as a Great Minds in STEM™ Luminary Honoree by the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation (HENAAC).

Dr. Huerta, who has made significant scientific contributions to the field of carbon dioxide (CO2) storage risk assessment, is being recognized for his work as a leader and role model to the Hispanic technical community.

DOE Selects Six University Coal Research Projects for Funding

The U.S Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected six projects to receive funding through NETL’s University Coal Research Program, administered by the Crosscutting Research Technology Program. The University Coal Research Program funds research and development at U.S. colleges and universities for coal conversion and utilization.

DOE Selects Nine Projects to Receive Funding for Carbon Storage Intelligent Monitoring and Well Integrity and Mitigation Research

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected nine projects to receive funding to research new CO2 storage technologies devoted to intelligent monitoring systems and advanced well integrity and mitigation approaches through DOE’s Carbon Storage Program.

DOE Selects 16 Transformational Carbon Capture Technologies Projects for Funding

The Department of Energy's (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected 16 projects to receive funding through NETL’s Carbon Capture Program. The program funds development and testing of transformational carbon dioxide (CO2) capture systems for new and existing coal-based power plants. Research funded by this program is expected to help overcome limitations of singular, standard gas treatment systems, such as those based on solvents, sorbents, or membranes alone.

Director's Corner

Dr. Grace Bochenek

NETL’s Greatest Asset

I am frequently asked, “What’s so special about NETL?” I respond that we have a long list of impressive accomplishments—innovations that strengthen the nation both inside and outside the energy arena. But what makes us truly exceptional is our people. I am proud and justifiably honored to work with an outstanding staff and to share their stories with my colleagues inside and outside the laboratory.