Who is DOE?

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DOE Program Offices

Visit the DOE Program Office websites listed below to learn more about their mission areas and STEM training and engagement efforts!

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The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) works with its stakeholders to enable federal agencies to meet energy-related goals, identify affordable solutions, facilitate public-private partnerships, and provide energy leadership to the country by identifying and leveraging government best practices.

​​​​​​The Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response (CESER) addresses the emerging cyber and energy security threats of tomorrow while protecting the reliable flow of energy to Americans today.

​​​​​​The Office of Electricity (OE) provides leadership to ensure that the nation’s energy delivery system is secure, resilient, and reliable.

​​​​​​The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is working to build a clean energy economy that benefits all Americans. Learn about their work in energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainable transportation.

​​​​​​​The 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.

​​​​​​The mission of the Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) is to minimize the environmental impacts of fossil fuels while working towards net-zero emissions.

​​​​​​The Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs funds and implements a variety of programs and projects that promote tribal energy development, including reducing and stabilizing energy costs, enhancing, and strengthening tribal energy and economic infrastructure, and electrifying Indian lands and homes.

​​​​​​The Office of Legacy Management (LM) fulfills the Department of Energy’s post-closure responsibilities and ensures the future protection of human health and the environment.

​​​​​​The Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) mission is to advance nuclear energy science and technology to meet U.S. energy, environmental, and economic needs.

​​​​​​The Office of Science (SC) supports basic and physical sciences research to probe the frontiers of physics, chemistry, materials science, and systems biology, unraveling mysteries ranging from neutrinos and dark energy to the behavior of matter at the nanoscale.

Find Funding Opportunities: States and Local Governments

The Office of State and Community Energy Programs (SCEP) works with state, local, and Tribal governments, nonprofit organizations, schools, and community partners to provide technical assistance and invest in place-based clean energy projects that aim to catalyze local economic development and create jobs, reduce energy costs, and avoid pollution.

The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is a nonprofit federal power marketing administration that sources electrical power from 31 federal dams to service power needs in the Northwest United States, including Idaho, Oregon, Washington, western Montana and small parts of eastern Montana, California, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming.