Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs

Our Mission

To promote the Secretary's, Department's, and Administration's policies, legislative initiatives and budget requests; manage and oversee engagement activities.


New Report Highlights Nuclear Flexibility in Clean Energy Systems
September 15, 2020
NICE Future initiative report examines nuclear flexibility and the potential role it can play in clean energy systems.
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Department of Energy and Export-Import Bank Fireside Chat
September 14, 2020
U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette joins the Export Import (EXIM) Bank’s Annual Conference to deliver remarks and answwer questions.
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Bringing STEM Home
September 3, 2020
Hear from Under Secretary of Science Paul Dabbar about how this pandemic won't stop us from providing world-class STEM education.
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Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generators, Plutonium-238, and SuperCams, Oh My!
July 30, 2020
America’s pioneering spirit will propel us to new heights of Mars and beyond and DOE's national labs will continue to play a crucial part!
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Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Fueled by DOE National Labs
July 27, 2020
NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover is first rover in more than 30 years to use plutonium created by DOE national labs.
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The Quantum Internet of the Future is Here
July 23, 2020
The Department of Energy announced America’s Blueprint for the Quantum Internet.
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Idaho National Lab K-12 Education Program Works to Support Families Learning From Home
April 8, 2020
As students, teachers and parents adjust to learning at home, INL’s K-12 Education Program is dedicated to supporting these efforts.
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Unleashing A World of Quantum Opportunities
November 8, 2018
Working with our interagency partners, the Energy Department is striving to advance quantum computing, next frontier in the Information Age.
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Foreword: Global Energy Institute’s International Index of Energy Security Risk
June 21, 2018
This year’s International Index shows the U.S. was in 2016 the second-most energy secure country of the 25 large energy consuming countries.
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GridEx IV: Government and Industry Exercise Together to Improve the Response to Grid Security Emergencies
November 21, 2017
Grid Security Exercise – known as GridEx – is designed to test the electricity sector’s ability to respond to grid security emergencies.
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DOE Invests $34 Million to Develop Small-Scale Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) Systems
DOE announced the selection of 12 projects to receive federal funding for the Office of Fossil Energy’s SOFC Program.
September 15, 2020
Deputy Secretary Mark W. Menezes Visits Ames National Laboratory, Argonne National Laboratory, and Southeast Wisconsin
The Deputy Secretary participated in the ribbon cutting for the expansion of Argonne National Laboratory’s Materials Engineering Research Facility.
September 14, 2020
Department of Energy Announces $33 Million for Natural Gas Pipeline Retrofitting Projects
DOE announced $33 million in funding for 10 projects as part of the Rapid Encapsulation of Pipelines Avoiding Intensive Replacement (REPAIR) program.
August 6, 2020
Secretary Brouillette Applauds Historic Deal
Secretary Brouillette applauds historic deal ending price war that has caused unprecedented uncertainty in global oil markets.
April 12, 2020