The Idaho Governor’s Office of Energy and Mineral Resources (OEMR) is responsible for coordinating energy and mineral resource planning and policy development for the State. OEMR works with state and federal stakeholders to develop and utilize Idaho’s energy and mineral resources in an efficient, effective, and responsible manner that serves to enhance the state’s economy and sustain the quality of life for its citizens.
OEMR serves as a resource for policy makers and first point of contact for the State on energy and mineral matters. It coordinates efforts with federal and state agencies, departments and divisions, and local governments on issues concerning energy requirements, supply, transmission, management, conservation, and efficiency efforts as well as mineral supply, management, acquisition, and development. OEMR also administers energy efficiency programs, including Government Leading by Example and the State Energy Loan Program.
Detailed information about energy in Idaho can be found in OEMR’s latest publication, the Idaho Energy Landscape.
Please use the links on our website to learn more about energy and mineral resources in Idaho or contact our office directly.
John Chatburn, Administrator
Idaho Governor’s Office of Energy and Mineral Resources
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is seeking applicants for the position of Administrator for the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). As of today, candidates may apply for the position at https://www.usajobs.gov by searching for Announcement number BPA-20-DOE-00923-SES.
- The U.S. DOE is seeking an active leader with senior electric utility experience who will advance the interests of Northwest electricity consumers. The candidate must also exemplify an extensive knowledge of the primary mission and statutory responsibilities of BPA. Additional qualifications and duties can be found in the USAJobs announcement found at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/580119800.