The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced an organizational realignment to ensure that it has the structure needed to effectively implement the clean energy investments in the current infrastructure law and the Energy Act of 2020.

The new organizational structure establishes two Under Secretaries: one focused on fundamental science and clean energy innovation and the other focused on deploying clean infrastructure.

The infrastructure law and the Energy Act of 2020 provide over $60 billion primarily for new major clean energy demonstration and deployment programs and more than triples DOE’s annual funding for energy programs, including significantly expanded research and development (R&D) and entirely new demonstration and deployment missions.

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