This is a organizational chart of the OE. This chart illustrates the leadership structure from Assistant Secretary Patricia Hoffman downward.

OE DIVISIONS

ADVANCED GRID RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

The Advanced Grid Research & Development (AG R&D) Division is responsible for the development and management of projects for “next generation” electricity delivery technologies and supporting activities to accelerate their introduction to the marketplace.

ELECTRICITY DELIVERY DIVISION

The mission of the Electricity Delivery Division (EDD) is to support the Energy Policy Act of 2005 authorities among other related energy authorities, transmission, Presidential permits, and technical assistance. EDD is laying the framework for a modern electricity system by contributing to the development and implementation of electricity policy at the Federal and State level. 

ELECTRICITY DELIVERY CYBERSECURITY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

The mission of the Electricity Delivery Cybersecurity Research and Development (EDC R&D) division is to strengthen electricity infrastructure against cyber-related threats and mitigate vulnerabilities aligned with OE’s R&D programs.

POWER MARKETING ADMINISTRATIONS

BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION

The Bonneville Power Administration is a nonprofit federal power marketing administration based in the Pacific Northwest. BPA markets wholesale electrical power from 31 federal hydroelectric projects in the Northwest, one nonfederal nuclear plant and several small nonfederal power plants.BPA operates three-fourths of the region’s high-voltage transmission grid and manages one of the largest fish and wildlife restoration programs in the world. 

SOUTHEASTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION

Southeastern Power Administration markets electric power and energy generated at reservoirs operated by the United States Army Corps of Engineers. This power is marketed to customers in Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, southern Illinois, Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

SOUTHWESTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION

Southwestern Power Administration markets hydroelectric power in Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas from 24 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers multipurpose dams and on approximately 1,400 miles of the Federal electric transmission system.  

WESTERN AREA POWER ADMINISTRATION

Western Area Power Administration markets and transmits wholesale electricity from multi-use water projects. Its service area encompasses a 15-state region of the central and western U.S.