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Find resources to help you design a production and manufacturing process for a new clean energy technology or product. For full-scale production, other areas to consider include workforce development; R&D funding; and regional, state, and local resources.
For more resources, see the Clean Energy Manufacturing Federal Resource Guide.
Advanced Research Projects Agency: Tech-to-Market Resources – general tech-to-market (T2M) resources.
DOE Advanced Manufacturing Office: Manufacturing Demonstration Facility – a collaborative manufacturing community that works to provide real data to reduce the technical risk associated with full commercialization of processes.
NIST Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership - a nationwide network that provides a variety of services, from innovation strategies to process improvements to green manufacturing.
Advanced Research Projects Agency: Regional Resource Map – identifies regional and national resources to help evaluate the market viability of technologies.
DOE Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy: States and Local Communities – features a variety of state and local resources related to clean energy technologies.
DOE Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy: Energy Analysis - provides tools, maps, data, and publications relevant to renewable energy.
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency - comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States.
DOE Federal Finance Facilities Available for Energy Efficiency Upgrades and Clean Energy Deployment - lists various federal financing programs for which energy efficiency and clean energy qualify to make it easier for the private sector to find capital for clean energy projects.
Obtain R&D Funding
Funding Resources by Agency
DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy: Financial Opportunities – provides information on funding and grant opportunities as well as other types of financial assistance.
Funding Resources by Technology Sector
DOE SunShot Initiative: Current Opportunities - lists current solicitations and funding opportunities for photovoltaic, concentrating solar power, and other solar technology projects.
DOE Wind Program: Financial Opportunities - lists current solicitations and funding opportunities for wind technology projects.
DOE Water Power Program: Financial Opportunities - lists active solicitations and funding opportunities for hydropower, and marine and hydrokinetic technology projects.
DOE Advanced Manufacturing Office: Active Solicitations - lists financial opportunity solicitations for manufacturers with regards to energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.
DOE Geothermal Technologies: Current Opportunities - lists active solicitations for geothermal technology projects.
DOE Fuel Cell Technologies Office: Current Financial Opportunities - lists financial opportunity solicitations for hydrogen-related fuel cell technology projects.
DOE Vehicle Technologies Office: Active Solicitations - lists financial opportunity solicitations for a variety of vehicle technology projects.
DOE Bioenergy Technologies Office: Solicitations - lists active solicitations for bioenergy technology projects.
Support Workforce Development
DOE Advanced Manufacturing Office: Workforce Development and Training – features training opportunities and decision-support software tools.
DOE Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy: Energy Education & Workforce Development – features resources that support the market deployment of technologies by focusing on developing and enhancing critical workforce skills, including a list of community colleges and certificate programs
DOE Better Buildings Workforce – an initiative that strives to make commercial and industrial buildings 20% more energy efficient by developing a skilled clean energy workforce.
DOE SunShot Initiative: Solar Career Map – explores the expanding variety of solar energy occupations.
CareerOneStop Business Center - a source for help hiring, training, and retaining a strong workforce.
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