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Nuclear Energy

As the nation's premier nuclear science and technology lab, INL leads research, development and demonstration projects to help the nation maintain and expand its use of nuclear energy.

Energy & The Environment

INL improves U.S. energy security and industrial competitiveness by ensuring the availability of clean energy and developing improved technologies to protect the environment.

National & Homeland Security

INL's isolated site, test bed infrastructure, and applied-science focus make it a major center for national security technology development and demonstration.

NEWS & HIGHLIGHTS

Garbage changing the game? How municipal waste is becoming a bioenergy champion

01/17/2022

Feature Story

As our global need for sustainable fuel grows, bioenergy is one resource that holds the key to unlocking a cleaner, more renewable energy future. Idaho National Laboratory (INL) bioenergy researcher Rebecca Brown...

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Former Pocatello National Guard Armory serves first responders again

01/13/2022

Feature Story

When it opened in 1939 and for the next 30 years, Pocatello’s National Guard Armory on South Second Avenue bustled with activity. Guardsmen trained with tanks and armored vehicles, frequently leaving for maneuvers in the hills outside town. But...

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A decade in the making, Idaho researchers unveil enhanced electric power grid test bed

01/12/2022

News Release

A decade in the making, Idaho researchers unveil enhanced electric power grid test bed   It’s taken almost 10 years to design and construct, but researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory have now energized...

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