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Zero Emission Research and Technology Center

ZERT partners

  • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Montana State University
  • National Energy Technology Laboratory
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • West Virginia University

The Zero Emission Research and Technology Center (ZERT) is a partnership of U.S. Department of Energy national laboratories and universities that is conducting collaborative research to enhance the current understanding of the basic science of geologic carbon dioxide (CO2) storage. Its goal is to prevent the release of CO2 into the atmosphere, thereby mitigating greenhouse gases derived from fossil fuel use, and to develop technologies that can ensure safe, reliable, and long-term storage of CO2 underground.


Geological Carbon Storage Research at PNNL

Energy and Environment Directorate