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July 9, 2013
NETL Innovations Recognized with R&D 100 Awards

Two technologies advanced by the FE's National Energy Technology Laboratory 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.

May 10, 2013
Breakthrough Industrial Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Project Begins Full-Scale Operations

Captured Carbon from Industrial Plant to be Used for Enhanced Oil Recovery

April 10, 2013
President Requests $638.0 Million for Fossil Energy Programs

President Obama’s FY 2014 budget seeks $638.0 million for the Office of Fossil Energy (FE) to advance technologies related to the reliable, efficient, affordable and environmentally sound use of fossil fuels as well as manage the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve to provide strategic and economic security against disruptions in U.S. oil supplies.

January 31, 2013
An unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV) being deployed during a U.S. Office of Naval Research demonstration near Panama City. Solid oxide fuel cell technology being developed by the Office of Fossil Energy for coal-fueled central power generation is being adapted to power UUVs. U.S. Navy photo by Mr. John F. Williams/Released.
Fossil Energy-Developed Fuel Cell Technology Being Adapted by Navy for Advanced Unmanned Undersea Vehicles

Solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) technology being developed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for coal-based central power generation is being adapted by the U.S. Office of Naval Research for use in advanced unmanned undersea vehicles (UUVs).

January 29, 2013
DOE-Supported Project Advances Clean Coal, Carbon Capture Technology

Researchers at The Ohio State University have successfully completed more than 200 hours of continuous operation of their patented Coal-Direct Chemical Looping technology - a one-step process to produce both electric power and high-purity carbon dioxide.

January 28, 2013
New Set of Computational Tools and Models Expected to Help Enable Rapid Development and Deployment of Carbon Capture Technologies

An eagerly anticipated suite of 21 computational tools and models to help enable rapid development and deployment of new carbon capture technologies is now available from the Carbon Capture Simulation Initiative.

January 25, 2013
Breakthrough Large-Scale Industrial Project Begins Carbon Capture and Utilization

A breakthrough carbon capture, utilization, and storage project in Texas has begun capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) and piping it to an oilfield for use in enhanced oil recovery.

January 17, 2013
New Agreement Makes Innovative NETL Simulator Training Available to Pierpont Students

Community and technical college students in West Virginia will learn about the safe, efficient, and reliable operation of clean energy plants utilizing unique simulator based training in a new agreement signed with the Office of Fossil Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory.

January 15, 2013
NETL's New Supercomputer Ranks Among the World's Top 100

One of the world’s fastest, most energy-efficient supercomputers - expected to help energy researchers discover new materials, optimize designs and better predict operational characteristics - is up and running at the Office of Fossil Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory in Morgantown, W.Va.

December 19, 2012
DOE's Carbon Utilization and Storage Atlas Estimates at Least 2,400 Billion Metric Tons of U.S. CO2 Storage Resource

The United States has at least 2,400 billion metric tons of possible carbon dioxide storage resource in saline formations, oil and gas reservoirs, and unmineable coal seams, according to a new U.S. Department of Energy publication.