News Releases

Secretary Moniz Dedicates New Supercomputer at the National Energy Technology Laboratory
July 29, 2013

Today, Secretary Moniz dedicated a new supercomputer—one of the world’s fastest and most energy efficient—at the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). The high-performance computer for energy and the environment is not only one of the top 100 supercomputers in the world, but it is also one of the most energy efficient for its size.

Excerpts of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz's Remarks at National Energy Technology Laboratory in Morgantown
July 29, 2013

On Monday, July 29, 2013, Secretary Moniz will visit the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) in Morgantown, W. Va.  Moniz will tour the facility where the National Energy Technology Laboratory is leading the charge to develop clean and efficient energy technology. 

How a Chemical Engineering Major and Track Star Came to a DOE Summer Internship
July 25, 2013

From an early age my mother always instilled in me that education was important.  As a young child, growing up in Baltimore, Maryland, I was not always the best at math. During the fourth grade I was placed in a summer program to better my math skills. This gave me the foundation I needed to understand the math concepts enabling me to master the skills. With this new confidence, I began to excel in math and science related courses, even now as I enter my senior year at Howard University.

National Energy Technology Laboratory Publishes Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Studies
July 23, 2013

Solid oxide fuel cells are among the cleanest, most efficient power-generating technologies now being developed. They provide excellent electrical efficiencies and are capable of operating on a wide variety of fuels, from coal and natural gas to landfill waste and hydrogen.

Research Without Borders: NETL Pens MOU with Brazilian Coal Association
July 18, 2013

In 1837, separated by an ocean, Charles Wheatstone and Samuel Morse both invented electrical telegraphs. On February 14, 1876, Elisha Gray and Alexander Graham Bell separately filed for a U.S. patent on the telephone. In 1902, German meteorologist Richard Assmann and French scientist Léon Teisserenc de Bort independently discovered the stratosphere.

Virtual “Open House” Makes it Easier to Tour NETL Labs
July 11, 2013

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work with a first class technology lab?  Are you looking for a cutting-edge facility where you can be a part of important research projects?  Or are you just interested in the latest research on energy technologies?

NETL Innovations Recognized with RD 100 Awards
July 09, 2013

Two technologies advanced by the Office of Fossil Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) in collaboration with strategic partners have been recognized by R&D Magazine as among the 100 most technologically significant products introduced into the commercial marketplace within the past year.

New Breathalyzer Offers Hope of Pain-Free Diabetes Monitoring
July 08, 2013

Researchers at the Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) have teamed up with their Regional University Alliance (NETL-RUA) colleagues to develop a new hybrid nanostructure that could make it easier to monitor blood sugar.