Arctic Energy Office


The Arctic Energy Office (AEO) brings together assets from across the Department of Energy to work together in collaborative and innovated ways to meet the energy, science, and national security needs of the United States and its allies.


The Arctic Energy Office will lead cross-cutting operations in the Arctic with a mission to tackle the energy, science and national security challenges of the 21st Century. The office will act as a nexus for DOE activities and represent the Department in engagements involving the Arctic.

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The Artic Energy Office (AEO) is proud to announce that Dr. Matt Heavner will be joining the team as a Senior Advisor. He joins Director Roe and Senior Advisor Michael McEleney. Read more about Dr. Heavner in his introductory blog post and his bio in the leadership section.

Introducing … Dr. Matt Heavner - Senior Advisor at the Arctic Energy Office
Dr. Matt Heavner is Arctic Energy Office, Department of Energy, and Arctic community at large engage with the issues of
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Hydrogen and the “Hy” Arctic
The Arctic Energy Office celebrates National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day.
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A Welcome to AEO
The inaugural blog for the Arctic Energy Office by Director George Roe.
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Arctic Energy Office Factsheet - Science
Read about the scientific challenges facing the arctic and how the Department of Energy is addressing them.
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Arctic Energy Office Factsheet - Energy
Read about the types of energy systems in the north, including various types of fossil fuels and a growing amount of renewable energy sources.
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​U.S. Department of Energy Announces Establishment of Office of Arctic Energy
Secretary Brouillette joined Chairman Murkowski in announcing the establishment of the Arctic Energy Office.
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette officially announces the re-establishment of the Arctic Energy Office.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Lisa Murkowski thanks Secretary Brouillette, Deputy Secretary Menezes, and DOE, for re-establishing the Arctic Energy Office.

Contact information for the Arctic Energy Office


The Arctic Energy Office will work in partnership with other DOE organizations, including the Office of Science, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Office of Fossil Energy, and Office of Indian Energy, and with the DOE national laboratories (e.g., Arctic Laboratory Partnerships consortium).

The University of Alaska, Fairbanks (UAF) is a key partner with the AEO. The AEO’s office will be located on the UAF campus, providing immediate proximity to its array of arctic research expertise and resources, UAF’s Alaska Center for Energy and Power testing facility, the Cold Climate Housing Research Center operated by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and the Permafrost Tunnel Research Facility maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

The Arctic Energy Office is located on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus.
The Arctic Energy Office is located on University of Alaska Fairbanks campus.
Photo provided by the University of Alaska Fairbanks