Bruce J. Walker

Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity at the U.S. Department of Energy

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Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity at the U.S. Department of Energy

Honorable Bruce J. Walker
Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity
U.S. Department of Energy

Bruce J. Walker was nominated by President Donald J. Trump and confirmed by the Senate as Assistant Secretary for the Office of Electricity (OE) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in October 2017. The focus of his responsibility is to provide leadership on a national level to develop technologies to enhance the security and reliability of energy infrastructure and facilitate the federal and state electricity policy planning that shapes electricity and market operations. This is critical to meeting the Nation’s growing demand for resilient electricity by overcoming the challenges of our Nation’s aging electricity transmission and distribution system and addressing the vulnerabilities in our energy supply chain.

He holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College and a Juris Doctor in Law from Pace University where he was the technical editor on the Environmental Law Review and received an Environmental Law Certificate.  He has completed the Distribution Systems program from Siemens – Power Technologies International.  He is a distinguished graduate of the United States Air Force Academy Preparatory School and received an Honorable Discharge from the United States Military Academy.

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Congratulations to SWPA on 75 Years of Delivering Energy to American Communities and Businesses
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On the Move: Collaborating with Private and Public Partners on Grid Security and Resilience
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