The Office of International Affairs applies knowledge of energy technologies, markets, and policies to advance U.S. objectives in energy security, clean energy deployment, and national security.
The Department of Energy and Department of Commerce are teaming up for a joint trade mission to China focused on smart cities and green infrastructure.
The Clean Energy Ministerial is a high-level global forum to share best practices and promote policies and programs that facilitate the transition to a global clean energy economy.
The Office of International Affairs has primary responsibility in the Department of Energy for international energy cooperation in energy, science, and technology.
The Assistant Secretary for International Affairs (IA) advises the Secretary, Deputy Secretary and other relevant DOE leadership on strategic implementation of the United States’ international energy policy. IA leads and develops the Department’s bilateral and multilateral R&D cooperation, including investment and trade activities, and represents the Department and United States Government in interagency processes, intergovernmental forums, and bilateral and multilateral proceedings that address the development and implementation of energy policies, strategies and objectives.
Recent Blog Posts
April 30, 2015
DOE and Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to foster collaboration on carbon capture and storage technologies, along with an Implementing Arrangement to further R&D cooperation on clean energy technology.
April 15, 2015
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and Deputy Secretary of Energy Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall departed Beijing en route to Shanghai on Tuesday, April 14 after spending four days in China’s capital city. Secretary Pritzker and Deputy Secretary Sherwood-Randall had the opportunity to engage with key Chinese government officials while in Beijing.
April 15, 2015
The Shanghai Tower will be the second tallest building in the world when it opens this month. Thanks to U.S. companies, it will also be one of the greenest.
April 14, 2015
Deputy Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall spoke about climate change, technology and business in a Beijing speech during a joint trade mission to China.