U.S. Department of Energy Announces Reestablishment of Office of Arctic Energy

Source: rlmartin

On September 17, 2020, U.S. Secretary of Energy (DOE) Dan Brouillette and U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Lisa Murkowski (AK-R) announced the reestablishment of the DOE’s Arctic Energy Office (AEO), to be located on the campus of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

The AEO will coordinate and collaborate on DOE’s activities in the Arctic including: international cooperation on Arctic issues; research on methane hydrates; and the development of advanced micro grids and nuclear power systems. Reestablishing the office fulfills Secretary Brouillette’s commitment to do so by the close of this fiscal year.

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