Department of Energy

Department of Energy

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) mission is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology services. DOE encourages the usage of green infrastructure techniques to improve energy efficiency in the transportation, building, and other appropriate sectors.

What is green infrastructure at DOE?

This agency does not specifically define green infrastructure, but uses it as a component of their forestry, water, and economical and community development programs.

What DOE departments are involved in green infrastructure?

The Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) administers programs targeted towards increasing energy efficiency and conservation through improved building efficiency, efficient water use and reuse, stormwater and landscape ordinances and other forms of green infrastructure.

Additional DOE green infrastructure resources:

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