Discover the Office of Electricity

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The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Electricity (OE) provides leadership to ensure the nation’s energy delivery system is secure, resilient, and reliable. OE works to develop new technologies to improve the infrastructure that brings electricity into our homes, offices, and factories. Through a mix of technology and policy solutions, OE is harnessing innovation for a stronger, more reliable North American energy system.

Access to reliable and cost-effective energy through the electric infrastructure is vital for the economic well-being of this nation and will play an even larger role as we continue to grow with the global digital economy. A modernized electric grid is the key enabler for getting America on a path to an equitable clean energy economy with a 100% clean electricity sector by 2035 and net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Watch this short video to see how the grid works and learn about OE's work to make electricity affordable and secure for all Americans.

Benefits of a Career with DOE

DOE knows it takes commitment to recruit, retain, and motivate a diverse, productive, and highly efficient workforce, and we strive to be the employer of choice by offering:

  • Competitive salary
  • Telecommuting possibilities
  • Annual and sick leave
  • Benefits package (medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), etc.)
  • Recruitment incentives
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Health, fitness, and wellness facilities
  • Child care facilities and development centers
  • Unparalleled training opportunities and career development programs 

Learn more about DOE and OE job opportunities.

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