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About the agency

The Department of Energy (DOE) was established by the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7131), effective October 1, 1977, pursuant to Executive Order 12009 of September 13, 1977. The act consolidated the major Federal energy functions into one Cabinet-level Department.

The Department of Energy advances the national, economic, and energy security of the United States; promotes scientific and technological innovation to support that advancement; and ensures the environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex.

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Government Documents provides access to an extensive collection of DOE publications, including the following series:

E 1.18:    Energy Technology

E 1.28:   Contractor Research and Development Reports -  Reports on research and development from national laboratories.

Energy News

The DOE provides various means of accessing news including an RSS Feed:


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