Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Delivering science and technology to protect our nation and promote world stability

Energy Security Center

Developing new ideas for reliable, secure, and sustainable carbon neutral energy solutions for the nation—the portal to LANL’s diverse energy security research enterprise.


  • Leader
  • Steven Buelow
  • (505) 663-5629
  • Email
  • Program Administrator
  • Jutta Kayser
  • (505) 663-5649
  • Email

Research focus areas

  • Materials and concepts for clean energy
    • Science for renewable energy sources
    • Superconducting cables
    • Energy storage
    • Fuel cells
  • Mitigating impacts of global energy demand
    • Climate change prediction
    • Infrastructure reliability and security
    • Greenhouse gas monitoring and measurement
    • CO2 capture and sequestration
  • Sustainable nuclear energy
    • Fundamental advances in nuclear fuels
    • Nonproliferation safeguards
    • Reactor concepts
    • Reactor waste disposition