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Navistar SuperTruck II
Illinois-based Navistar Inc., and their subsidiary International Truck, working in partnership with NETL, developed the Navistar SuperTruck II, which represents the cutting edge of heavy-duty truck design incorporating several improvements resulting in increased operational efficiency, lower costs and decreased fuel consumption.
Supertruck 2 on the highway
Daimler Truck North America, LLC (DTNA), working in concert with NETL, has debuted the Freightliner SuperTruck II, which represents the cutting edge of heavy-duty truck design and engineering to reduce carbon emissions while improving the real-world operational efficiency of the truck.
New guidelines require data from various research projects to be submitted to FECM and NETL where they will be made publicly available.
Recognizing the importance of collaborative assets for energy-related research needs, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has taken steps to ensure a permanent place for researchers around the world to access research data.
Electric Vehicle Ecosystem in Appalachia Advancing with NETL Support
NETL project partners Tennessee Technological University, the West Virginia Clean Cities Program and the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium of WVU Energy Institute, are reimagining transportation in rural America by working to build an electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem in Appalachia, and these efforts recently took a crucial step forward in Marion County, West Virginia.
NETL is leading the Center for Sustainable Fuels and Chemicals (CSFC), a focus to help the U.S. chemicals industry retool products and operations for a sustainable future that strengthens domestic manufacturing as the nation transitions to clean energy.
The United States Research Impact Alliance (USRIA), a technology development incubator based in Morgantown, West Virginia, will receive $1 million to accelerate NETL-supported clean energy and manufacturing projects to market and stimulate the formation of new businesses to help reach the Biden-Harris Administration’s goal of a net-zero carbon economy by 2050.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy and NETL continue to support the engineering scale development of SRI International’s mixed-salt process (MSP), representing one of the department’s many commitments to carbon capture technology innovation. The success of NETL’s Carbon Capture Program will enable cost-effective implementation of technologies that can be applied to the existing fleet of fossil fuel-fired plants, new plants, industrial facilities and the removal of CO2 from the atmosphere.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) and National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) are advertising the availability for licensing of either or both of the following two DOE-supported technologies. 
Ampere Scientific, an Oregon-based company that licenses NETL’s Arc Position Sensing (APS) technology, received a best paper award at the Liquid Metals Processing and Casting conference held in Birmingham, England. The paper detailed a first-of-its-kind demonstration of the technology, which may lead to better processing and larger yields of specialty metals used in the energy, aerospace, chemical industries and other advanced applications.
Three Patents
Three innovative NETL energy technologies have been awarded patents: