November 12, 2009
Report on "The Department of Energy's FiscalYear 2009 Consolidated Financial Statements"
This is to inform you that the Department of Energy's (Department) Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 have received an unqualified opinion. Pursuant to requirements established by the Government Management Reform Act of 1994, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) engaged the independent public accounting firm of KPMG LLP (KPMG) to perform an audit of the Department's FY 2009 Consolidated Financial Statements. The audit was performed in accordance with auditing standards generally accepted in the United States of America; the standards applicable to financial audits contained in the Government Auditing Standards, issued by the Comptroller General of the United States; and Office of Management and Budget Bulletin Number 07-04, Audit Requirements for Federal Financial Statements, as amended.