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July 26, 2012
Energy Department Announces Awards to Projects Advancing Innovative Clean Coal Technology

Transformational Oxy-Combustion Technology Holds Promise for More Efficient and Cheaper Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage of Coal-Fired Plant Emissions

June 20, 2012
NETL-Developed Carbon Capture Technology Recognized with an R&D 100 Award

A novel carbon capture technology developed by researchers at the Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory and ADA Environmental Solutions has been recognized by R&D Magazine as among the 100 most technologically significant products introduced into commercial marketplace within the past year.

June 19, 2012
Novel Tool Allows Quicker, More Versatile Analysis of Energy Production Technologies

A new energy production technology analysis tool that could lead to cost-effective improvements for energy generation and lower costs for consumers is now available on the National Energy Technology Laboratory website.

May 30, 2012
NETL Patented CO2-Removal Sorbents Promise Power and Cost Savings

Carbon dioxide removal sorbents developed by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory could result in power and cost savings for users of some heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems under a recently signed license agreement.

May 9, 2012
DOE-Sponsored IGCC Project Could Lead to Lower-Cost Carbon Capture Technologies

Washington, DC - Changes in operating conditions coupled with changes in commercially manufactured catalysts can produce both power generation increases and significant cost savings at Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) power plants, according to new research from a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)-sponsored project.

May 8, 2012
The platinum/chromium alloy used in new coronary stents manufactured by Boston Scientific Corporation was developed by a research team that included metallurgists from NETL.
Stent Technology Saves Lives, Creates Jobs

Washington, DC - When people think of benefits from energy research, they usually don’t envision saving lives. But thanks to an innovative alloy jointly developed by Boston Scientific Corporation (BSCI) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) metallurgists, that’s what is happening.

May 3, 2012
DOE-Sponsored Drilling Projects Demonstrate Significant CO2 Storage at Three Sites

Evaluation-related test drilling at geologic sites in three states that could store a combined 64 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions - an important component of carbon capture, utilization and storage technology development - has been completed in projects supported by the U.S. Department of Energy.

April 19, 2012
DOE Continues Long-Running Minority Educational Research Program

Washington, DC - Four projects that will strengthen and promote U.S. energy security, scientific discovery and economic competitiveness while producing a diverse next generation of scientists and engineers have been selected as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) long running minority educational research program.

April 10, 2012
A rendering of the Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne high pressure, dry-solids feed pump.
Opening New Avenues for High-Efficiency, Low-Emission Coal Gasification

Gasification. It’s a versatile technology that uses coal to produce power, chemicals, and fuels. Inherently low in air emissions, solid byproducts, and wastewater, commercial gasification plants have proven capable of exceeding the most stringent regulations for air- and solids-emissions.

January 17, 2012
Utility to Purchase Electricity from Innovative DOE-Supported Clean Coal Project

An innovative clean coal technology project in Texas will supply electricity to the largest municipally owned utility in the United States under a recently signed Power Purchase Agreement, the U.S. Department of Energy announced today.