National Energy Technology Laboratory

MISSION/OVERVIEW

Mission
Discover, integrate, and mature technology solutions to enhance the nation’s energy foundation and protect the environment for future generations

Vision
Be the nation’s renowned fossil-energy science and engineering resource, delivering world-class technology solutions today and tomorrow

The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is a U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory that produces technological solutions to America’s energy challenges. For more than 100 years, the laboratory has developed tools and processes to provide clean, reliable, and affordable energy to the American people.

NETL’s current mission is to discover, integrate, and mature technology solutions to enhance the nation’s energy foundation and protect the environment for future generations. Through forward-looking research and technology development, our team of talented and diverse experts provides technology solutions for today and options for tomorrow.

As the only one of the Energy Department’s 17 national labs that is both government-owned and -operated, NETL is in a unique position to accelerate the development of technology solutions through strategic partnerships. NETL is also the only national lab dedicated to fossil energy research and development, making our team a sought-after national resource.

NETL’s vision is to be renowned as a fossil energy science and engineering resource that delivers world-class technology solutions today and tomorrow.