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NETL Partners with Local Teachers for STEM Education Successes

NETL is committed to advancing new methods and technologies for efficient, low-cost, environmentally benign energy production. As part of this commitment, the laboratory works hand in hand with teachers of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to provide them with energy-related, content-rich STEM materials. Students who are excited in the STEM classroom today may pursue careers that help them find solutions to tomorrow’s energy challenges.

DOE Seeks Your Novel Ideas for Recovery of Rare Earth Elements from Coal and Coal Byproducts

Do you have innovative ideas about technologies and concepts for the recovery of rare earth elements? Are these ideas applicable to recovery from coal and coal byproducts? If so, the Department of Energy (DOE) needs your input.

NETL Releases Hydraulic Fracturing Study

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has released a technical report on the results of a limited field study that monitored a hydraulic fracturing operation in Greene County, PA for upward fracture growth out of the target zone and upward gas and fluid migration. Results indicate that under the conditions of this study, for this specific location, fracture growth ceased more than 5,000 feet below drinking water aquifers and there was no detectable upward migration of gas or fluids from the hydraulically-fractured Marcellus Shale.



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