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Starting small: Three microgrid projects bring clean energy to Army in Kuwait

January 31, 2023

When U.S. military members are deployed in the Middle East, they often have limited access to sustainable energy sources. To help reduce carbon emissions from troops abroad, Idaho National Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Defense are developing three pilot...

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Advanced research agency funds two Idaho National Laboratory net-zero research projects

January 26, 2023

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has awarded more than $5.8 million to Idaho National Laboratory to support research that boosts domestic supplies of the critical elements needed to meet the nation’s clean energy goals.  The...

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Study shows advantages of charging electric heavy-duty vehicles with small modular nuclear...

January 16, 2023

Nuclear and hydrogen could be the ideal fuel for recharging electric trucks, opening potential markets for developers of small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs).   That’s according to a University of Michigan study funded by Emerging Energy Markets Analysis, an Idaho National...

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Idaho National Laboratory recognized for efforts to hire veterans

January 9, 2023

Idaho National Laboratory has earned a 2022 HIRE Vets Medallion Gold Award from the U.S. Department of Labor for its efforts to hire, retain and provide professional development opportunities for veterans. INL earned this honor for the first time in...

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2022 in Review

December 21, 2022

As 2022 comes to an end, we want to showcase many groundbreaking accomplishments carried out by our talented workforce at Idaho National Laboratory.   As one of 17 national labs in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) complex, INL is...

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INL ranks #14 in nation among best places to work for women,...

December 19, 2022

The laboratory also earned multiple Best in Class awards for various inclusive employment categories. Diversity MBA, a national leadership organization that integrates diversity and inclusion with talent management, ranked Idaho National Laboratory  No. 14 in the nation for Best Places to Work...

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Idaho technology changing outlook of advanced materials development

December 14, 2022

Since the 1980s, technology transfer has been part of the mission for the U.S. Department of Energy’s national laboratories. But while the concept seems simple – find ways to move lab-developed innovations into new products and services in private industry...

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Idaho National Laboratory internship program earns spot in Vault-Firsthand’s 2023 top rankings

December 7, 2022

Vault-Firsthand, the premier career-building website that releases a list of the most prestigious and best companies for internships each year, listed Idaho National Laboratory among the nation’s top internship opportunities. The website surveyed more than 11,400 current and former interns...

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Nuclear forensics team braves winds to learn fallout collection techniques

December 5, 2022

Although the likelihood of a terrorist nuclear attack is extremely low, a lot of work is required to prepare for such an unthinkable event. That’s why a response team assembled by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) recently trained in...

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Idaho researchers help Wyoming trailblaze energy, manufacturing frontiers

December 1, 2022

Wyoming’s embrace of advanced energy and manufacturing technologies has positioned the state to become a trailblazer in the global low-emissions economy.   Wyoming’s leadership in the nation’s energy future was the topic of this year’s Frontiers Project Meeting Oct. 7 in...

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