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Major federal investment announced to modernize NETL facilities, including Morgantown


Upgrades are coming to the National Energy Technology Laboratory research site in Morgantown.

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) will receive $150 million for infrastructure and laboratory modernization upgrades at all three of NETL’s research sites including Morgantown, Pittsburgh, and Albany, Oregon. The money comes from the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).

The IRA of 2022 makes investments to keep the United States on pace to achieve the current administration’s climate goals, including a net-zero economy by 2050.

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