US Department of Energy 2020 Budget Request

Source:  U.S. Department of Energy, March 19, 2019.

This past week, President Trump unveiled his FY 2020 Budget Request, including $31.7 billion dollars to fund the U.S. Department of Energy (an increase of $1.1 billion over the FY 2019 request). Our FY 2020 Budget Request supports America’s continued rise as an energy independent nation, and advances U.S. national security and economic growth by making investments in transformative science and technology innovation to promote affordable and reliable energy.  It also includes funding to meet our national security and environmental cleanup challenges. Highlights:

— Promotes America’s “all of the above” energy policy and fulfills the President’s long-term goal of American energy dominance.
— Accelerates efforts to develop exascale computing systems.
— Spurs scientific discovery, innovation, and commercialization.
— Fulfills the obligation to clean up the environmental legacy of the Cold War.
— Ensures the safety and effectiveness of the U.S. nuclear arsenal; and will modernize the nuclear security enterprise.
— Protects American energy infrastructure from cyberattacks and other threats.

Summary Budget Documents:

— DOE FY2020 Budget Press Release & Fact Sheet
— FY2020 Budget in Brief – A high-level narrative summarization of the Department’s budget request
— FY2020 Laboratory Table – Summarizes funding by decision unit and by the laboratories at which DOE does work
— FY2020 State Table –  Summarizes funding by decision unit and by each state at which DOE does work

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