DOE Economic Impact Studies
The Department of Energy creates billions in economic benefit and high-quality jobs for the state of Tennessee.
The East Tennessee Economic Council partners with member companies and economists to produce reports that detail the impact of the Department of Energy for our legislative delegation, community leaders, economic developers, federal contractors, local governments, private industries, and citizens.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge Reservation is a job-creation engine, creating more than $7 billion in economic benefits and supporting nearly 43,000 full-time jobs, according to a report released today by the East Tennessee Economic Council (ETEC). The report examines the impact of DOE’s investment in Tennessee in fiscal year 2020.