On October 14, 2013, the 1st Academic Committee of the National Key Laboratory of Coal-based Clean Energy held a meeting in Beijing. Among participants are Dr. Huang Qili, director of the Academic Committee and academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Dr. Xu Shisen, director of the Laboratory and president of Huaneng Clean Energy Research Institute, and Mr. Qi Chunsong, co-head of Huaneng Clean Energy Research Institute.
Dr. Xu Shisen made a work report on behalf of the Lab. He described the general conditions of the Lab, construction progress, and recent development plans. Dr. Huang Qili gave positive comments on the work achievements. He summarized characteristics of the Lab, which include Independent Development combined with Coordinated Innovation; Down-to-Earth and Emphasizing Project Demonstration; Serving the Company while Leading the Industry; Lab Tests combined with Power Unit Experiments.