National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)

At NETL, we are working hard to drive innovation and deliver solutions for an environmentally sustainable and prosperous energy future. We advance innovations that ensure affordable, reliable energy to drive a robust economy and national security.


The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is a U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory that drives innovation and delivers technological solutions for an environmentally sustainable and prosperous energy future. By leveraging its world-class talent and research facilities, NETL is ensuring affordable, abundant and reliable energy that drives a robust economy and national security, while developing technologies to manage carbon across the full life cycle, enabling environmental sustainability for all Americans.

 NETL’s capabilities include:

·         Computational Science & Engineering capabilities allow scientists and engineers to optimize efficiency by simulating variations through the integration of computational science and experimental information. Leveraging world-class expertise and facilities enables NETL’s simulation-based engineering approach to accelerate the development and deployment of novel fossil energy materials, processes, and device designs.

·         Energy Conversion Engineering drives energy advancements by pioneering innovation in low-carbon power production to meet the nation’s net-zero emissions goals, optimizing environmental performance, water use, efficiency, and waste minimization. Pivotal to this effort is NETL’s new Direct Air Capture (DAC) Center, a one-of-a-kind facility that supports private-sector technology maturation by leveraging NETL competencies and knowledge through collaborative research efforts with the aim of accelerating the commercialization of innovative DAC technologies. 

·         Strategic Systems Analysis and Engineering analysis capabilities help accelerate breakthroughs in clean and affordable energy and hydrogen solutions. Integration of computational and applied research provides insights into new technology, identifies new energy concepts, and analyzes energy system interaction at the plant, regional, national, and global levels. Available capabilities include techno-economic analysis (TEA), life cycle analysis (LCA), market assessment, and bankability studies.  

NETL’s Regional Workforce Initiative ( mission is to create a platform for regional stakeholders to engage the laboratory and other federal agencies in collaborative workforce development efforts. These efforts complement energy and advanced manufacturing innovation and research by addressing the necessary workforce needs and gaps necessary to successfully commercialize and deploy energy technologies.

Our unique facilities and capabilities support technology innovation from early-stage research though pilot scale development.  NETL strives to serve as a “bridge” spanning the early stage of science and discovery to the final stage of commercial deployment by the private sector.

NETL welcomes opportunities to work with academia and the private sectors to develop and commercialize energy and environmental technologies. We frequently use Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs) with the private sector. We also enter into license agreements for applying our inventions, and we make our laboratories and scientists in available for work-for-, or work-with-others arrangements.

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Environmental Compliance

Business Planning

  • Feasibility Studies (Specialty)
  • Market Research

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Government Funding (Specialty)

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program (Specialty)

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • High Tech Development (Specialty)
  • Industrial Technology Research (Specialty)
  • Pollution Prevention (Specialty)
  • Technology Transfer (Specialty)

Marketing and Sales

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Research

Networking and Associations

  • Industry Specific (Specialty)

Product Development

  • Product Design and Development
  • Prototype Development
  • R&D Support (Specialty)

Technical Assistance

  • Industrial Technology Research (Specialty)
  • Technology Transfer
Contact Information
Anthony Armaly
3610 Collins Ferry Road
Morgantown, WV 26507