United States Department of Energy (DOE)
(U.S. government) An executive department created in 1977 to consolidate all major Federal energy functions into one department. The principal programmatic missions are energy programs, weapons and waste clean-up programs, and science and technology programs. Organizations under the department include the Economic Regulatory Administration, the Energy Information Administration, and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Contact: United States Department of Energy; 1000 Independence Ave. SW; Washington, DC 20585 USA; Tel (toll-free within North America):  (800) 342-5363, (all others  (202) 586-5000); Fax:  (202) 586-4403; Web: www.energy.gov.