National Energy Resources Organization (NERO) is a non-partisan organization whose mission is to engage in dialogue on energy issues, recognize outstanding achievements, and promote public awareness. NERO is the primary networking organization for energy interests in Washington, DC. NERO also recognizes outstanding achievements in the advancement of energy policy, public outreach, innovation and distinguished service. NERO creates opportunities for its corporate, individual, and government members to interact with Congressional policymakers and senior Administration ofﬁcials. Our diverse membership includes companies and individuals from all facets of the energy community. NERO is unique because it brings all the voices of the energy community to the table.
We have a simple mission
To engage in dialogue, recognize outstanding achievements, and promote public awareness on all pertaining to energy.
To bring together all interested parties for the purpose of exchanging and disseminating information to the public about energy development, supply and use.
To promote an integrated long-range national energy policy and implementation strategies
To explore ideas about developing energy resources in environmentally appropriate ways.
To foster actions to increase energy efficiency.
To stimulate through conferences, seminars and other educational means, the advancement of energy conservation.
To encourage the creative application of energy resources for the public benefit through advancement in technology and innovation.
To recognize and honor individuals and organizations for distinguished service and outstanding achievements in the field of energy conservation development.
NERO was founded in 1975 in the aftermath of the oil shocks, as a way to link industry representatives and national policy makers as they discussed solutions to the energy crisis. From just a handful of participants in the early days, NERO has grown to include over 120 companies, associations, individuals and public officials. It is the premier non-profit organization in Washington dedicated to non-partisan discussions of national energy policy. NERO does not lobby, but rather is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.