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ISO 50001, the global energy management systems standard, specifies requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining, and improving an EnMS. The standard is based upon the Plan-Do-Check-Act management system, which is familiar to many manufacturing plants that have implemented other ISO standards.

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DOE’s Advanced Manufacturing Office recognizes the importance of energy performance in boosting the cost-competitiveness of U.S. businesses. DOE's 50001 Ready and Superior Energy Performance 50001 (SEP 50001) programs provide guidance, tools, and protocols to drive deeper, more sustained savings from ISO 50001.

ISO 50001 News

Energy Department Recognizes Whirlpool Amana Operations for Achieving 50001 Ready Recognition
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognizes Whirlpool Amana Operations, a 43-acre refrigerator manufacturing facility with nearly 4,000 employees,
December 21, 2020
Energy Department Recognizes Cree Lighting for Achieving 50001 Ready Status
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognizes Cree Lighting for achieving 50001 Ready recognition in May 2020 at its main manufacturing and...
December 21, 2020
DOE’s 50001 Ready Supports Energy Efficiency in the Automotive Industry
DOE’s 50001 Ready program provides a self-paced process for organizations to build energy awareness and increase the energy efficiency...
July 16, 2020
Power Plant Generates Energy Savings: The U.S. Department of Energy Recognizes Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) for 50001 Ready Achievements
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognizes the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) for attaining 50001 Ready at its Magnolia plant in Benton Co...
June 9, 2020