The Industrial Efficiency & Decarbonization Office's Technical Assistance & Workforce subprogram delivers technical assistance and develops partnerships with industry to increase the adoption of energy efficiency, decarbonization technologies, energy management programs, and water/waste reduction technologies and practices across the industrial sector. IEDO engages manufacturers with tools, best practices, assessments, and training resources to help overcome barriers to technology implementation and reach targets. IEDO supports workforce training and upskilling activities that prepare existing workers and attract a diverse mix of workers to the industrial jobs of the future.


Better Plants
Better Plants partners with leading manufacturers and water utilities to improve energy efficiency and competitiveness in the industrial sector.
Onsite Energy Program
The Onsite Energy Program is an initiative to provide technical assistance for industrial facilities and other large energy users to increase the adoption of onsite clean energy technologies.
Energy Management Programs
DOE provides resources to help organizations achieve energy management targets under the ISO 50001 energy management standard.
Industrial Assessment Centers
Small- and medium-sized manufacturers may be eligible to receive a no-cost assessment provided by DOE Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs).
Combined Heat and Power Technical Assistance Partnerships (CHP TAPs)
These partnerships promote and assist in transforming the market for CHP, waste heat to power, and district energy technologies.
Software Tools
AMO’s tools help manufacturers increase industrial energy efficiency at the plant-level and in specific systems...
Water and Wastewater Technical Assistance
Technical assistance aimed at improving energy and water management at industrial sites.

Technical Assistance Announcements