NETL mission is driving innovation and delivering solutions for an environmentally sustainable and prosperous energy future:
Ensuring affordable, abundant and reliable energy that drives a robust economy and national security, while
Developing technologies to manage carbon across the full life cycle, and
Enabling environmental sustainability for all Americans.
NETL is organized to provide flexible, dynamic expertise and capabilities to its public and private sector customers throughout the nation. The Laboratory is focused on:
Developing and maturing innovative energy technologies through strong and diverse extramural partnerships and collaborations.
Maximizing technical achievement while minimizing cost and risk through technical program planning and long-term strategies.
Emphasizing partnerships with industry, institutes of higher education, nonprofit organizations, small businesses, other federal agencies and national laboratories on global, state and local levels.
Cultivating a world-class science and technology workforce.
Building and maintaining a unique, world-class laboratory infrastructure that supports enduring mission elements.
Integrating its extramural and intramural research to promote collaboration and coordination.
Increasing transparency in business planning and technical operations.
Prioritizing science, global climate change mitigation, social equity, environmental justice and economic revitalization.