Seventy-eight small- and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs) across the country selected for a combined total of $10 million to implement improvements at facilities that will save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emission under the Industrial Assessment Centers (IAC) Implementation Grants. Funded by the President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the IAC Implementation Grants program provides up to $300,000 per manufacturer to implement recommendations made by DOE and other qualified energy assessments.

Types of Projects

Projects that involve installing Light-emitting Diode (LED) lighting to optimize energy usage.

Projects that involve installing auxiliary equipment (e.g., monitors, sensors, level and pressure gauges) to improve day-to-day operation equipment & improve energy efficiency.

Projects that involve upgrade existing heating or cooling equipment to optimize energy usage.  

Projects that involve installing onsite power generation equipment (e.g., solar panels, micro-turbines) to generate electricity at the facility/plant.

Projects that involve installing a capacitor bank to ensure accurate electricity demand and minimize site energy waste.

Projects that involve installing a capacitor bank to ensure accurate electricity demand and minimize site energy waste.

Projects that involve upgrading other ancillary equipment (e.g., pipes, fans, blowers, & compressors) to further improve site energy usage.

Implementation Grant Selectees

March 14, 2024 - announced 37 new small- and medium-sized manufacturers will receive a combined total of $4.8 million selected to implement improvements at facilities that will save energy and reduce carbon emissions. (Round 2)

October 6, 2023 - announced 41 small- and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs) across the country will receive a combined total of $5.2 million as the first round of Industrial Assessment Centers (IAC) Implementation Grants

Third Party Assessments

A total of 19 additional energy assessment providers have been selected for qualification as “IAC-equivalent.” 

Round 2 - IAC-equivalent energy assessment providers
Rutgers Center for Advanced Energy SystemsPiscatawayNew Jersey
Frontier Energy, Inc.ChanhassenMinnesota
GENEDGE AllianceMartinsvilleVirginia
TRCLowellMassachusetts
QGM ConsultingNorth ScituateRhode Island
Lincus, Inc.TempeArizona
Energy 350PortlandOregon
Cunningham Engineering PCCookevilleTennessee
BASE Energy, Inc.South San FranciscoCalifornia
Round 1 - IAC-equivalent energy assessment providers
PennTAP - Pennsylvania Technical Assistance ProgramUniversity ParkPennsylvania
New York State Energy Research and Development AuthorityAlbanyNew York
North Carolina Advanced Energy CorporationRaleighNorth Carolina
Utah DEU StepWise ProgramSalt Lake CityUtah
Cascade EnergyPortlandOregon
Go Sustainable Energy, LLCWorthingtonOhio
Alternative Energy Systems Consulting, Inc.CarlsbadCalifornia
CLEAResultAustinTexas
Michaels EnergyLa CrosseWisconsim
eSai LLCReisterstownMaryland