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Net-Zero Program requests input on nuclear-generated electricity to reduce emissions

April 29, 2022

Net-Zero Program requests input on nuclear-generated electricity to reduce emissions   IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is looking for ideas that can help the lab reduce its energy-related emissions using nuclear-generated electricity and heat to meet its net-zero...

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Philip Reppert named director of Center for Advanced Energy Studies

April 27, 2022

Philip Reppert has been named director of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) and Idaho University Collaborations at Idaho National Laboratory (INL).   Philip Reppert CAES is a research, education and innovation consortium consisting of INL and Idaho’s three public...

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Key to improved green tech efficiency found in simple acid treatment

April 21, 2022

The development of new, more efficient electrochemical cells could provide a good option for carbon-free hydrogen and chemical production along with large-scale electricity generation and storage.    But first, scientists must overcome several challenges, including how to make the cells more...

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Battelle Energy Alliance donates $1 million to support new agreement with College...

April 20, 2022

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Today, officials from Battelle Energy Alliance (BEA), the company that manages and operates Idaho National Laboratory, and College of Eastern Idaho announced a new agreement that will help prepare the future workforce of the laboratory, energy...

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Idaho National Laboratory seeks partner for small hydropower field demonstration

April 4, 2022

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Researchers at Idaho National Laboratory are looking for field demonstration partners to help investigate how regional hydropower operators can integrate industrial-scale energy storage to make their plants capable of providing local emergency power during blackouts.  INL...

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Idaho National Laboratory’s state economic impact grows to over $3 billion

March 31, 2022

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Idaho National Laboratory has released its Fiscal Year 2021 Economic Impact Summary. The report shows the laboratory is the sixth largest employer in Idaho, adding $3.08 billion to Idaho’s gross economic output. As INL develops and...

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Advanced Test Reactor overhaul complete; system testing underway to resume normal operations

March 21, 2022

Workers at Idaho National Laboratory’s Advanced Test Reactor have completed an 11-month outage for a core overhaul that occurs about every 10 years to maintain peak performance. During the overhaul, operators and maintenance teams replaced components that wear out over...

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INL chooses cybersecurity company to participate in Mentor-Protege Program

March 18, 2022

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Battelle Energy Alliance has selected QED Secure Solutions to participate in Idaho National Laboratory’s Mentor-Protege Program. After an extensive review, the Texas-based company that focuses on cybersecurity and critical infrastructure protection, emerged as the best candidate...

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Idaho National Laboratory K-12 STEM Bright Future in Energy Scholarship opens

March 15, 2022

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Idaho National Laboratory, on behalf of corporate funding provided by Battelle Energy Alliance, is pleased to announce that this year’s Bright Future in Energy Scholarship competition is open. The competition recognizes and awards 11th and 12th...

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Idaho National Laboratory to drastically reduce carbon emissions 

March 9, 2022

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Idaho National Laboratory continues its 70-year legacy of clean energy leadership today by committing to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2031.    Meeting this goal means the laboratory must eliminate or offset all emissions from 357 buildings, 605 vehicles and just under 5,400 employees spread over nearly 900-square-miles of...

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