The Energy Department’s energy accounts are being reduced by 5 percent for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2013 as a result of sequestration. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) identified the following cuts:

  • Title 17 Innovative Technology Loan Guarantee Program (1703) cut 5% ($2 million from $38 million in FY’13)
  • Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) cut 5% ($91 million from $1.8 billion)
  • Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA-E) cut 5% ($14 million from $277 million)
  • Fossil Energy Research and Development cut 5% ($25 million from $495 million)
  • Office of Science cut 5% ($245 million from $4.9 billion)
  • Nuclear Energy cut 5% ($39 million from $771 million)