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Projects Selected for Safe and Permanent Geologic Storage of Carbon Dioxide

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the selection of 13 projects to develop technologies and methodologies for geologic storage of carbon dioxide (CO2).

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) research is focused on developing technologies to capture industrially generated CO2, and safely and permanently store it in underground geologic formations, in order to reduce the amount of CO2 being released into the atmosphere.

Grace Bochenek Named New Director of DOE’s National Energy Technology Laboratory

The Department of Energy announced today that Grace Bochenek has been named the director of the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL).

Bochenek will manage the day-to-day operations of NETL, the national laboratory for the Office of Fossil Energy's research and development program. With more than 1,000 federal and contractor employees at five sites across the nation, NETL’s primary mission is to develop new technologies and approaches to ensure the safe, clean, and affordable use of fossil energy resources, including carbon capture and storage; advanced generation technology for new and existing coal-based power plants, and advanced research on novel concepts. 

From Lab to Market—Particle Imaging Technology Improves Energy Efficiency, Helps the Environment, Saves Lives

When scientists at the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) created a new technology to study how tiny particles of coal take high-speed journeys through gases and liquids inside energy-producing systems, their goal was to help improve the efficiency and environmental friendliness of coal-based energy production. They didn’t intend to create an enabling innovation for other life-improving applications, but they did.

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New NETL Licensing and Technology Transfer Information at Your Fingertips

New NETL Licensing and Technology Transfer Information at Your Fingertips

NETL technologies available for licensing are easier than ever to view. Check out NETL’s “new and improved” technology transfer webpage, now available with a full text search, individual webpages for each available technology, and descriptions of technology portfolio categories. Content will continually be updated, so bookmark the page and check back often!


Video: Supercomputing at NETL

Video: Supercomputing at NETL