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Government Documents: Energy

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)

Department of Energy LogoDepartment of Energy  : Mission: Ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.

  • Catalyze the timely, material, and efficient transformation of the nation’s energy system and secure U.S. leadership in clean energy technologies.
  • Maintain a vibrant U.S. effort in science and engineering as a cornerstone of our economic prosperity with clear leadership in strategic areas.
  • Enhance nuclear security through defense, nonproliferation, and environmental efforts.
  • Establish an operational and adaptable framework that combines the best wisdom of all Department stakeholders to maximize    mission success.

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Department of Energy Agencies: Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy Artificial Intelligence & Technology OfficeEnergy Information Administration ♦ Loan Programs Office ♦ National Nuclear Security Administration Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security & Emergency Response ♦ Office of ElectricityOffice of Energy Efficiency & Renewable EnergyOffice of Environmental ManagementOffice of Fossil EnergyOffice of Indian Energy Policy & Programs  ♦ Office of Legacy ManagementOffice of Nuclear EnergyOffice of Science

National Laboratories: Ames Laboratory Argonne National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Idaho National Laboratory Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Los Alamos National Laboratory National Energy Technology Laboratory National Renewable Energy Laboratory New Brunswick Laboratory Oak Ridge Institute for Science & Education Oak Ridge National Laboratory Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Radiological & Environmental Sciences Laboratory Sandia National Laboratories Savannah River Ecology Laboratory Savannah River National Laboratory SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

Power Marketing Administration: Bonneville Power Administration Southeastern Power Administration Southwestern Power Administration Western Area Power Administration


Science & Innovation: Energy SourcesClean EnergyEnergy EfficiencyArtificial IntelligenceClimate ChangeVehiclesSTEM

Energy Economy: Prices & TrendsFunding & FinancingState & Local GovernmentManufacturing

National Security & Safety: Nuclear Security & NonproliferationCybersecurityEnvironmental CleanupEmergency Response

Energy Saver: Services ♦ Heat & Cool ♦ Weatherize ♦ Design ♦ Electricity & Fuel


Open Energy Data

ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY (ARPA-E)

Advanced Research Projects - Agency LogoAdvanced Research Projects Agency - Energy: ARPA-E advances high-potential, high-impact energy technologies that are too early for private-sector investment. ARPA-E awardees are unique because they are developing entirely new ways to generate, store, and use energy. ARPA-E empowers America's energy researchers with funding, technical assistance, and market readiness.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & TECHNOLOGY OFFICE (AITO)

Artificial Intelligence & Technology Office LogoArtificial Intelligence & Technology Office: Vision: Transform DOE into a world-leading AI enterprise by accelerating the research, development, delivery, and adoption of AI. Mission: AITO will accelerate the delivery of AI-enabled capabilities, scale the department-wide development and impact of AI, and synchronize AI activities to advance the agency’s core missions, expand partnerships, and support American AI Leadership.

ENERGY INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION (EIA)

Energy Information Administration LogoEnergy Information Administration: EIA collects, analyzes, and disseminates independent and impartial energy information to promote sound policymaking, efficient markets, and public understanding of energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.

Sources & Uses: Petroleum & Other Liquids Coal Natural Gas Renewable & Alternative Fuels Electricity Nuclear & Uranium Consumption & Efficiency Total Energy

Topics: Analysis & Projections Environment Markets & FinanceEnergy Disruptions

Geography: U.S. States International MapsRegional Dashboards & Data

Tools: Glossary Data Tools, Apps & Maps Open Data EIA Beta All Reports & Publications

Outlooks: Short-Term Energy Outlook ♦ Annual Energy Outlook ♦ International Energy Outlook

Learn About Energy: Energy ExplainedFAQs


Energy Kids
 

U.S. Energy Mapping System

LOAN PROGRAMS OFFICE (LPO)

Loan Programs Office: LPO has billions in loans and loan guarantees available to help deploy large-scale energy infrastructure projects in the United States. Over the past decade, LPO has closed more than $30 billion of deals across a variety of energy sectors.

Products & Services

Portfolio

Resources

NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION (NNSA)

National Nuclear Security Administration LogoNational Nuclear Security Administration: NNSA is a semi-autonomous agency within the U.S. Department of Energy responsible for enhancing national security through the military application of nuclear science. NNSA maintains and enhances the safety, security, and effectiveness of the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile without nuclear explosive testing; works to reduce the global danger from weapons of mass destruction; provides the U.S. Navy with safe and effective nuclear propulsion; and responds to nuclear and radiological emergencies in the U.S. and abroad.

Missions: Maintaining the StockpileNonproliferationCounterterrorism & Counterproliferation Powering the Navy

OFFICE OF CYBERSECURITY, ENERGY SECURITY & EMERGENCY RESPONSE (CESER)

Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security & Emergency Response: CESER addresses the emerging threats of tomorrow while protecting the reliable flow of energy to Americans today by improving energy infrastructure security and supporting DOE's national security mission. CESER’s focus is preparedness and response activities to natural and man-made threats, ensuring a stronger, more prosperous, and secure future for the Nation.

Energy Security: Energy SecurityState & Regional Energy Risk Assessment InitiativeCoordination & OutreachMonitoring, Reporting & AnalysisEmergency PreparednessResponse & Restoration

Cybersecurity: Cybersecurity for Critical Energy InfrastructureEnergy Sector Cybersecurity PreparednessCyber Incident Response & RecoveryCybersecurity Research, Development & Demonstration (RD&D) for Energy Delivery Systems 

OFFICE OF ELECTRICITY (OE)

Office of Electricity: OE provides national leadership to ensure that the Nation’s energy delivery system is secure, resilient and reliable. OE works to develop new technologies to improve the infrastructure that brings electricity into our homes, offices, and factories, and the federal and state electricity policies and programs that shape electricity system planning and market operations. OE also works to bolster the resiliency of the electric grid and assists with restoration when major energy supply interruptions occur.

Divisions: Advanced Grid Research & DevelopmentTransmission Permitting & Technical Assistance

Power Marketing Administration: Bonneville Power Administration Southeastern Power Administration Southwestern Power Administration Western Area Power Administration

Activities: Electricity Industry Technology & Practices Innovation Challenge Technology Development Electricity Policy Coordination & Implementation Electricity Advisory Committee

Information Center: Congressional Testimony Electricity Advisory Committee Library Educational Resources Meetings & Events

OFFICE OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY & RENEWABLE ENERGY (EERE)

Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy: The mission of EERE is to create and sustain American leadership in the transition to a global clean energy economy. Its vision is a strong and prosperous America powered by clean, affordable, and secure energy.

Services: States & Local Communities Education Energy Analysis Technical Assistance Publications Funding

Energy-Saving Buildings & Manufacturing: Buildings Advanced Manufacturing Office Government Energy Management

Renewable Electricity Generation: SolarGeothermalWindWater

Sustainable Transportation: VehiclesBioenergyHydrogen & Fuel Cells

Publication & Product Library

OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT (EM)

Office of Environmental Management: EM mission is to address the nation’s Cold War environmental legacy resulting from five decades of nuclear weapons production and government-sponsored nuclear energy research.  This legacy includes some of the world’s most dangerous radioactive sites with large amounts of radioactive wastes, spent nuclear fuel (SNF), excess plutonium and uranium, thousands of contaminated facilities, and contaminated soil and groundwater.  Created in 1989, EM has the responsibility for completing the cleanup of this Cold War legacy and managing the remaining nuclear materials.

Services: Acquisition Budget & Performance Communication & Engagement Safety, Security & Quality AssuranceProject Management

Program Scope: Chief of Nuclear SafetyEM National Laboratory Network Excess Materials & Radioactive Waste Management Facility Deactivation & Decommissioning High-Level Radioactive Waste Interpretation Nuclear Materials Packaging & Transportation Regulatory Compliance Soil & Groundwater Remediation Tank Waste Processing & Tank Closure

Mission: Annual Priorities & Strategic VisionCleanup Sites National Cleanup Workshops Year in Review History

OFFICE OF FOSSIL ENERGY (FE)

Office of Fossil Energy: FE is responsible for Federal research, development, and demonstration efforts on advanced carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies, as well as the development of technological solutions for the prudent and sustainable development of our unconventional oil and gas domestic resources.  It also manages the nation's Strategic Petroleum Reserve and Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve, both key emergency response tools available to the President to protect Americans from energy supply disruptions.

Services: Petroleum Reserves International Cooperation Natural Gas Regulation Advisory Committees

Science & Innovation: Clean Coal & Carbon Management Oil & Gas Research

OFFICE OF INDIAN ENERGY POLICY & PROGRAMS

Office of Indian Energy Policy & Programs: Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs is authorized to fund and implement a variety of programmatic activities that assist American Indian Tribes and Alaska Native villages with energy development, capacity building, energy cost reduction, and electrification of Indian lands and homes.

Technical Assistance

Education & Training: Energy Resource Library Internships Renewable Energy Online Learning Webinars Workshops

Funding: Current Funding Opportunities Past Funding Opportunities Energy Development Assistance Tool

Projects: Tribal Energy Projects Database Tribal Energy Atlas Project Successes Funding History Program Review

OFFICE OF LEGACY MANAGEMENT (LM)

Office of Legacy Management: LM is responsible for ensuring that DOE's post-closure responsibilities are met and for providing DOE programs for long-term surveillance and maintenance, records management, work force restructuring and benefits continuity, property management, land use planning, and community assistance.

Sites: Considered Sites Overview Historic Sites Transitioning Sites Additional Information

Programs & Services

Resources


GEMS: Geospatial Environmental Mapping System

OFFICE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY (NE)

Office of Nuclear Energy: NE's primary mission is to advance nuclear power as a resource capable of making major contributions in meeting our Nation’s energy supply, environmental, and energy security needs. NE seeks to resolve technical, cost, safety, security and regulatory issues through research, development and demonstration. By focusing on the development of advanced nuclear technologies, NE supports the Administration’s goals of providing domestic sources of secure energy, reducing greenhouse gases, and enhancing national security.

Reactor Technologies: Light Water Reactors Advanced Reactors Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program Versatile Test Reactor Small Modular Reactors

Initiatives: Nuclear Reactor Technologies Consent-Based Siting Fuel Cycle Technologies International Nuclear Energy Policy & CooperationNuclear Facility Operations Advanced Modeling & Simulation Nuclear Energy University Program Nuclear Energy Enabling Technologies Space & Defense Power Systems Spent Fuel & Waste Disposition ♦ Tribal Working Group ♦ Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) ♦ Funding Opportunities ♦ NICE Future

Information Resources: Multimedia Resources ♦ STEM Resources ♦ Document Library

OFFICE OF SCIENCE

Office of Science: The Office of Science is the lead federal agency supporting fundamental scientific research for energy and the Nation’s largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences. The Office of Science portfolio has two principal thrusts: direct support of scientific research and direct support of the development, construction, and operation of unique, open-access scientific user facilities.

Initiatives: Advanced & Sustainable Energy Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Genomics High Performance Computing Large Scale Scientific Instrumentation Quantum Information Science

Mission: Science ProgramsField Mission Support Office of Project Assessment

Science & Innovation: National Labs Universities User Facilities Science Highlights SBIR/STTR

Funding: Funding Opportunities Awards Budget Portfolio Analysis & Management System (PAMS)

Resources: Newsroom Scientific & Technical Information Brochures, Logos & Information Resources 

INDEPENDENT AGENCIES

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission: FERC is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of natural gas, oil, and electricity. FERC also regulates natural gas and hydropower projects.

International Energy Agency: Autonomous organization which works to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for its 29 member countries and beyond. Four main areas of focus are: energy security, economic development, environmental awareness, and engagement worldwide.

OTHER ENERGY RESOURCES

Data.gov: Energy

Energy Star: EPA voluntary program that helps businesses and individuals save money and protect our climate through superior energy efficiency.

OpenEI: Energy data - specifically analyses on renewable energy and energy efficiency. Users can view, edit, and add data – and download data for free. In addition to the Wiki, OpenEI provides a platform for sharing datasets. You can download data or upload your own, as well as rate and provide comments on the usefulness of the datasets.

UNdata: Energy Statistics Database