The Office of Energy Justice Policy and Analysis conducts policy analysis, research and evaluation, technical assistance, and on Federal energy policy and programs to advance equity for racial and ethnic minorities and other disadvantaged communities and individuals in accordance with Public Law 95-619 and Executive Orders 12898, 13985 and 14008.
The Office of Energy Justice Policy and Analysis’ subordinate divisions – Policy Division, Analysis Division, and Projects Division – work closely to achieve equity-centered Federal energy policy, research and development, and demonstration and deployment activities.
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January 18, 2023
Buildings UP is designed to accelerate the transformation of U.S. buildings into energy-efficient and clean energy-ready homes, commercial spaces, and communities
January 18, 2023
DOE today launched a new up to $50 million program to help communities across the country transition to clean energy systems that are reliable, affordable, equitable, and reflective of local priorities.
January 19, 2023
DOE’s Community Power Accelerator™ Will Help Create Pipeline of Projects Ready for Financing, Award-Winning Projects Demonstrate Best Practices in Community Solar
Grid Deployment Office Launches Transmission Siting and Economic Development Grants Program with $760M Inflation Reduction Act Investment
January 13, 2023
The Grid Deployment Office launched the Transmission Siting and Economic Development Grants program, a $760 million investment through the Inflation Reduction Act to support states and local communities in the siting and permitting of transmission lines.
July 25, 2022
The U.S. Department of Energy today announced 146 programs that support President Biden’s Justice40 Initiative.
April 14, 2022
DOE is embarking on a range of efforts geared toward advancing equity by removing barriers for members of underserved communities.
January 3, 2022
The word justice can both softly roll into the air and echo with thunderous force across a nation. It has a unique power that carries history just as easily as it can carry people towards hope, togetherness, and action. It is a power so large and...
On March 1, 2023, the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Economic Impact and Diversity’s (ED) Office of Minority Education Programs (MEP) Minority Educational Institutions Division (MEI) hosted an Awareness, Interest and Access Virtual Workshop...Learn More
DOE’s 2023 Minority Business Enterprise Connect Summit Draws Record Attendance and Announces New Partnerships
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) opened its doors to nearly 400 stakeholders for the first-ever 2023 Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Connect Summit on February 23, 2023, to raise awareness and increase the participation of MBEs and higher...Learn More
On February 14, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Economic Impact and Diversity (ED) hosted its 2023 Black History Month (BHM) Observance Ceremony, in honor of the many contributions and achievements of Black Americans in the energy sector..Learn More
DOE Announces $170 Million in Funding and Seeks Public Input to Support Equitable, Community-based Clean Energy Deployment
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is committed to ensuring that energy and environmental justice principles are central to its programming, policies, and activities. In this pursuit DOE recently announced nearly $170 million in new and exciting...Learn More
Earlier this month the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) held its 2023 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Observance Ceremony in honor of the iconic civil rights leader. Hosted by DOE’s Office of Economic Impact and Diversity (ED) and...Learn More
In July 2022, DOE released a list of 144 Justice40 covered programs across 23 program offices that support President Biden’s Justice40 Initiative, which aims to ensure Federal agencies deliver 40% of the overall benefits of climate, clean energy...Learn More
This month, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) held its 2022 Native American Heritage Month event to celebrate Indigenous peoples, past and present. For over 32 years during the month of November, DOE has honored Tribal sovereignty, supported...Learn More
From November 6th – 18th, the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) will bring together over 190 countries in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, to strengthen countries’ commitments and ambitions related to the climate crisis. The U.S. Delegation will provide...Learn More
The U.S. Department of Energy Shows Appreciation During National Disability Employment Awareness Month
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). In recognition of the important role workers with disabilities have in the United States, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Economic Impact and Diversity (ED) held its...Learn More
Each year we recognize the contributions and the important presence of Hispanic and Latinx Americans in the United States from September 15 through October 15. And this year is no different as the...Learn More