Department of Energy News

The Department of Energy (DOE) is a key agency of the United States federal government, established in 1977 to address the nation’s energy policy and nuclear safety concerns. The DOE’s responsibilities include the advancement of national, economic, and energy security through the promotion of scientific and technological innovation. Its mandate covers a broad range of areas from the production of nuclear weapons to nuclear reactor production for the U.S. Navy, energy conservation, the production of renewable energy, and more. The department also oversees the United States’ energy infrastructure and conducts a significant amount of research, both basic and applied, in scientific fields related to energy. It manages national laboratories and universities across the country, fostering collaboration between government and industry to develop new technology and translate scientific discoveries into practical applications to benefit the American public.