INL Research Areas

Nuclear Energy

INL is leading the nation’s research in advanced nuclear energy technology. Our scientists and engineers study reactors that can replace fossil fuels with carbon-free energy, materials that lower carbon emissions for every energy source and...

Renewable Energy

INL researchers are studying ways to provide practical carbon-free energy options for people and industries, including microgrid systems, water treatment improvements and sustainable chemical production. Their work combines world-class technologies to bring more renewable and...

National Security

INL’s national security experts know how to solve complex problems. Through innovation, expertise and confidentiality, our people come to the lab everyday with an unwavering commitment to mission success. Their dedication, passion and patriotism can...