Secretary of Energy Advisory Board

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About the Board

The Board provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Energy on the Department's basic and applied research and development activities, economic and national security policy, educational issues, operational issues and any other activities and operations of the Department of Energy as the Secretary may direct. The duties of the Board are solely advisory. Note: Prospective SEAB members are currently under active consideration. More information to follow.

SEAB Reports

DOE Assessment of the SEAB Report on the Future of Nuclear Power
DOE's response provides an assessment of the SEAB recommendations and summarizes actions being undertaken by DOE.
January 18, 2017
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DOE Assessment of the SEAB CO2 Utilization Report
DOE's response assesses SEAB's findings and highlights actions underway at the Department.
January 18, 2017
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DOE Assessment of the SEAB Report on Biomedical Sciences
DOE's response assesses SEAB's recommendations to improve the substance and mechanisms of DOE-NIH interactions.
January 18, 2017
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DOE Response to the Federal Energy Management Report
SEAB Report of the Task Force on Federal Energy Management.
January 18, 2017
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Final Report of the Task Force on CO2 Utilization
This report represents the findings and recommendations of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) Task Force on on CO2 Utilization. The repo...
December 12, 2016
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Final Report of the Task Force on the Future of Nuclear Power

This final report presents the findings and recommendations of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) Task Force on The Future of Nuclear...

September 22, 2016
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Final Report of the SEAB Task Force on Biomedical Sciences

This final report presents the findings and recommendations of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) Task Force on Biomedical Sciences. The...

September 22, 2016
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Final Report of the Task Force on Federal Energy Management
This report presents the findings and recommendations of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) Task Force on Federal Energy Management. The...
September 22, 2016
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Report of the Task Force on Methane Hydrates

This report presents the findings and recommendations for the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) Task Force on Methane Hydrates.

January 26, 2016
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Interim Report of the Task Force on DOE National Laboratories

SEAB advice, guidance, and recommendations on important issues related to improving the health and management of the National energy laboratories.

June 17, 2015
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SEAB Guidance

SEAB Letter to the Secretary
SEAB's letter to Secretary Ernest Moniz, reflecting on their work during his term as Secretary of Energy.
December 12, 2016
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Letter on the Final Report of the Commission to review the Effectiveness of the National Energy Laboratories

This letter of the National Laboratory Task Force transmits the comments of its National Laboratories Task Force on thefinal report of the...

January 26, 2016
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Letter on Low-Level Radiation Research

SEAB's view on the scope and size of DOE's research program for low-level radiation effects.

June 23, 2015
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Letter on the Office of Science M&O Contract Study and the Univerisity of Minnesota 's Institute for Mathematics and its Applications

The Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) transmitted a letter to the Department on the Office of Science M&O Contract Study and the...

June 19, 2015
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Letter on the Interim Report of the Commission to Review the Effectiveness of the National Energy Laboratories

SEAB's comments on the findings and recommendations in the interim report of the Congressionally mandated Commission to Review the Effectiveness of...

June 17, 2015
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Memorandum on NAS Report, Aligning the Governance Structure of the NNSA Laboratories to Meet 21st Century National Security Challenges

SEAB's comments on the report of the Committee on Assessment of the Governance Structure of the NNSA National Security, entitled Aligning the...

June 17, 2015
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SEAB Letter on DOE Graduate Research and Trainee Fellowship Programs

SEAB's letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), reviewing the modest but effective graduate research and trainee fellowship programs...

June 12, 2015
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Memorandum on the Congressional Advisory Panel on the Governance of the Nuclear Security Enterprise

SEAB's opinion about how the Department should respond to the recommendations of the Congressional Advisory Panel on the Governance of the Nuclear...

February 17, 2015
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Memorandum on the Office of Science Working Group to study M&O Contracts

SEAB's recommendation that the Office of Science establish a working group to study potential modifications to M&O contracts for the single...

December 9, 2014
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Contact Us

Secretary of Energy Advisory Board

US Department of Energy

1000 Independence Ave., SW

Washington, DC 20585

E-mail: SEAB@hq.doe.gov

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