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. 

$10M Announced for CHP Technology Research

Funding opportunity announced for Combined Heat and Power (CHP) research to provide support to the electric grid.

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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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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.

Screenshot of the partner map.


AMO conducts rigorous analyses to support its decision making and activites. These range from benchmarking studies to assessment of technology opportunitities and their potential impacts. Learn more.

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Expand Your Energy Management Skills: Classroom and Online Training Available—Register Soon!
Master the art of managing energy in a format that fits your schedule and learning style! Training for Certified Practitioners in Energy Management...
March 6, 2018
Department of Energy Announces $10 Million for Combined Heat and Power Technology Research to Provide Cost-Effective Support to the Elect...
EERE announced up to $10 million to conduct research and development activities to further the utilization of combined heat and power.
February 23, 2018
Advanced Manufacturing Office Funded Projects Win Excellence Award for Outstanding Work in Technology Transfer
The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) was recently honored with the 2018 Excellence in Technology Transfer Awards...
February 22, 2018
Department of Energy Selects Georgia Tech and UConn to Train the Next Generation of Manufacturing Experts
EERE announced nearly $4 million for a traineeship program that will address workforce training needs in energy-related manufacturing.
February 14, 2018


2017: A Year of Achievement
Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) partners include a diverse group of national laboratories, companies (for-profit and not-for-profit), state and...
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Lawrence Berkeley Lab team receives prestigious award for ISO 50001 research and development
The Industrial Applications Team (IAT) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) is the recipient of...
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Classroom to the Slopes: STEM Students Design Composite Snow Sleds
It’s a feeling almost everyone can remember from their childhood: a fresh layer of snow coats the ground and a peaceful silence hovers...
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DOE’s Better Plants Partners Connect to Drive Energy Efficiency at World Energy Engineering Congress
Last month, staff from DOE’s Better Plants program convened with partners in Atlanta, Georgia, for the World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC)...
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Manufacturing Day 2017: Open Doors, Open Minds
One of the most basic components of human nature is curiosity about the world around us – specifically the desire to understand how things are made...
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SkyNano Technologies: Breaking Through Nanotube Manufacturing Barriers with New Innovations
Anna Douglas, CEO of SkyNano Technologies, is a Ph.D. student in interdisciplinary material science at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.
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What is Additive Manufacturing?
Additive manufacturing allows researchers to create physical, three-dimensional objects directly from a computer design file.
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Manufacturing Day – Celebrating Innovation in Manufacturing
As communities across the country celebrate Manufacturing Day today, it is an opportunity to recognize the role of industry and researchers.
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EERE Success Story—Taking Aluminum Alloys to New Heights
Even well-established industries have room for innovation.
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4 Things to Look Forward to at the World Energy Engineering Congress
The value of attending the World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) in Atlanta, GA from September 27-29, is clear -
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Information Resources

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

Financial Opportunities

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A variety of funding opportunities are available to manufacturers from the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) and other organizations.
Energy Innovation Summit
Save the date for Better Buildings summit August 21-23.
2018 Advanced Manufacturing Office Program Peer Review  July 17-18, 2018


RAPID Manufacturing Institute Process Intensification Webinar Series
April 4, 2018 11:00AM to 12:00PM EDT
AMO’s Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment (RAPID) Manufacturing Institute is hosting a 10-part, webinar series to explore one of t
Better Plants Technology Days
April 24, 2018 9:00PM MDT to April 25, 2018 5:00PM MDT
The Advanced Manufacturing Office’s Better Plants Program is hosting a Technology Day from April 24-25, 2018, at the National Renewable Energy Lab...
2018 Advanced Manufacturing Office Program Peer Review
July 17, 2018 9:00AM EDT to July 18, 2018 5:00PM EDT
The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO), part of the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, will be conducting a Pee
2018 Better Buildings Summit
August 21, 2018 9:00PM EDT to August 23, 2018 5:00PM EDT
The Advanced Manufacturing Office’s Better Plants Program will co-host the Department of Energy’s (DOE) 2018 Better Buildings Summit in Cleveland...

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