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Federal Administrative Decisions and Resources: Energy

Guide to federal administrative agencies, including links to decisions and regulations on agency websites, along with the mission statement of each agency.

Mission Statement

The U.S. Department of Energy's overarching mission is to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that mission; and to ensure the environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex. The Department's strategic goals to achieve the mission are designed to deliver results along five strategic themes:

  • Energy Security:  Promoting America’s energy security through reliable, clean, and affordable energy
  • Nuclear Security:  Ensuring America’s nuclear security
  • Scientific Discovery and Innovation:  Strengthening U.S. scientific discovery, economic competitiveness, and improving quality of life through innovations in science and technology
  • Environmental Responsibility:  Protecting the environment by providing a responsible resolution to the environmental legacy of nuclear weapons production
  •  Management Excellence:  Enabling the mission through sound management

Within these themes there are sixteen strategic goals which are designed to help DOE successfully achieve its mission and vision.

Dept. of Energy