Advanced Manufacturing Office

AMO supports R&D projects, R&D consortia, and early-stage technical partnerships with national laboratories, companies (for-profit and not-for profit), state and local governments, and universities through competitive, merit reviewed funding opportunities designed to investigate new manufacturing technologies. 

DOE Secretary Officially Sworn In
Jennifer M. Granholm was sworn in as the 16th Secretary of Energy by Vice President Kamala Harris. She only the second woman to lead the Department. 
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Programs

R&D Projects
AMO's R&D projects will support early-stage proof of concept projects, explore novel energy-efficient, next-generation materials and innovative...
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R&D Consortia
AMO R&D Consortia supports collaborative, early-stage research and development between industry, academia, non-profit institutions, and National...
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Technical Partnerships
AMO's technical partnerships support the development and validation of technologies and practices, including continuous energy improvement and CHP.
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PARTNERSHIP MAP
AMO developed an interactive map of all partners and projects with data for fiscal year 2016. Click on the map and use this tool to search for a specific project, partner and other information.
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ENERGY ANALYSIS
AMO conducts rigorous analyses to support its decision making and activities. These range from benchmarking studies to assessment of technology opportunities and their potential impacts. 
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Announcements

Combined Heat and Power Capabilities Added to Clean Energy Modeling Web Tool
Earlier this month, AMO and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory announced the addition of combined heat and power modeling capabilities...
February 25, 2021
Energy Department Announces Addition of Combined Heat and Power to Clean Energy Modeling Web Tool
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the addition of combined heat and power modeling capabilities to the Renewable Energy Integration...
February 12, 2021
New Benchmark Data to Guide Researchers in Improving Sustainability of Plastics Recycling and Redesign Technologies
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has calculated and compiled benchmark data in support of the Department of Energy’s efforts to address
February 11, 2021
SAVE THE DATE: Better Buildings, Better Plants 2021 Summit
DOE’s next Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit will take place May 17-20, 2021. The virtual, no-cost event will feature engaging and...
January 29, 2021

Highlights

Advanced Manufacturing Office 2020 Year in Review
Throughout 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) and our partners worked to enhance energy and material...
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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,
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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...
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Armstrong Flooring Recognized for Leadership in Industrial Energy Efficiency
Earlier this month, President Trump signed a proclamation honoring American manufacturing workers.
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DOE Launches New Pilot Program to Validate Emerging Industrial Technologies
One of the top priorities of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is strengthening American manufacturing competitiveness through energy efficiency.
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Energy’s Role in a Safe and Secure Water Supply for the Nation
Americans need access to safe, affordable, and reliable water. Today, challenges to the supply, such as drought, ground water depletion, increasing...
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Nanotechnology Day Announcement
On National Nanotechnology Day (10/9/2020), the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) is featuring images from beyond
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Faraday Technology Develops Energy-Efficient Method to Dewater Cellulosic Nanomaterials
Faraday Technology, a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) recipient, has developed an energy-efficient method...
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High Performance Computing Improves Manufacturing Productivity and Competitiveness in the Glass Industry
Engineers at Vitro Glass, in partnership with high performance computing (HPC) experts at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), have...
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Energy Department Project Demonstrates New, Energy-Efficient Method for Producing Ethylene
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awardee EcoCatalytic has successfully demonstrated the viability of a pilot-scale plant for a new, energy-efficient...
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Information Resources

Information Resources
Resources openly available from AMO help manufacturers improve energy efficiency and energy productivity.

Funding Opportunities

Apply for Funding
A variety of funding opportunities are available to manufacturers from the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) and other organizations.
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