This is an excerpt from EERE Network News, a weekly electronic newsletter.

March 05, 2003

EERE Budget for FY 2003 Increases over FY 2002 Levels

With five months now gone from fiscal year (FY) 2003, DOE's budget for the year has been approved by Congress and signed by President Bush. Overall, the final EERE budget increased by about 1.4 percent. The renewable energy budget increased 9.3 percent above the adjusted FY 2002 budget, to $422.3 million. The energy efficiency budget decreased by 2 percent relative to the adjusted FY 2002 budget, to $897.6 million. The detailed budget is available on the DOE Office of Management, Budget, and Evaluation Web site (PDF 1.04 MB). Download Acrobat Reader.

Explanatory text is in pages 888 to 890 and 1021 to 1023 of the PDF file, and summary tables are presented on pages 919, 1048, and 1049.

President Bush signed the funding bill, called the Omnibus Appropriations Bill, on February 20th, one week after Congress approved it. See the President's remarks.