• 2022 U.S. Energy and Employment Report

    U.S. DOE Report Finds Energy Jobs Grew Faster Than Overall U.S. Employment in 2021

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  • 2022 Tennessee Valley Solar Conference + Storage

    Registration now open

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  • TN BEEP (Bus Electrification, Education, and Planning)

    The BEEP partnership is providing no-cost education and assistance services to school district leadership and fleet management personnel in TN. Significant funding is coming through the EPA over the next five years and this partnership can help districts that want to "make the switch" to electric or other alternative-fuel school buses.

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    Office of Energy Programs

    The TDEC Office of Energy Programs (OEP) provides education, outreach, technical assistance, and/or funding and financing opportunities for the following:

    •      energy efficiency;
    •      energy management;
    •      renewable energy;
    •      energy security planning, preparedness, and response; and
    •      energy in transportation (alternative fuels and sustainable transportation options).

    OEP is comprised of two sections: the Governor-designated State Energy Office (SEO) and the State Facility Utility Management Section (SFUM).  Through its activities, OEP promotes the efficient, effective use of energy to enhance the environmental and economic health of the state.

    Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 4-3-510(9) and 4-3-1012(5) require TDEC OEP to submit annual reports to the Governor, the Speakers of the Senate and House of Representatives, and the Chair of the Senate and House Committees on government operations, energy, and conservation, or their successor committees. The annual report for Program Year 2021 may be accessed here.

    Should you have an energy-related inquiry, please contact TDEC OEP on our toll-free Energy Hotline at (615) 741-5524 or 1-800-342-1340.



    Tennessee Energy Consumption Data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration

    The U.S. Energy Information Administration tracks energy information by state, reporting on statistics like energy generation, consumption, and more. Below is an interactive overview of Tennessee's energy consumption, reflecting the most recent year for which data is currently available. For more information on Tennessee's energy footprint, please visit https://www.eia.gov/beta/states/states/tn/overview.



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    State Facility Utility Management photo, "Energy Audit," by Dennis Schroeder, NREL. All other photos courtesy of TDEC OEP staff or Pixabay.com.

    This Page Last Updated: August 24, 2022 at 10:44 AM