The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Acquisition Forecast contains a list of upcoming contracting and subcontracting opportunities to help make it easier for small businesses to search for opportunities and navigate the Department’s complex procurement environment.

Approximately 80% of DOE’s annual procurement base is allocated to the Agency’s Management and Operating Contractors (M&Os), also commonly referred to as Facility Management Contractors (FMCs).

The procurement opportunities include:

DOE Headquarters and Federal Field Office Acquisition Forecast 

Search the DOE Headquarters and Federal Field Office Acquisition Forecast for direct procurements with DOE to support DOE Headquarters and DOE Federal Field Offices. 

Explore opportunities through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act Programs at the Department of Energy.

DOE/National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Site Facility Management Contracts

Explore the list below of National Laboratories/M&O/FMC procurements at DOE/NNSA contractor-managed sites:

Other Resources

  • Small Business Toolbox - Find tools and resources to help make it easier to do business with DOE.  This includes steps to prepare for prime and subcontracting opportunities, resources and training, and useful links and FAQs.
  • Mentor-Protégé Program - The DOE’s Mentor-Protégé Program develops long-term partnerships between small businesses and the Department’s prime contractors to help increase opportunities for small businesses.
  • DOE Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer - DOE federal grants and Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) provide many additional funding opportunities in federal research and development areas that encourage small businesses to explore their technological potential.
  • DOE Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy - DOE's ARPA-e program advances high-potential, high-impact energy technologies that are too early for private-sector investment.  ARPA-E awardees are unique because they are developing entirely new ways to generate, store, and use energy. 
  • Supply Chain Management Center (SCMC) - In 2006, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) created the SCMC as part of a commitment to be a responsible steward of tax dollars. The SCMC is a service organization that works closely with DOE prime contractors nationwide.  
  • Other Federal Agency Procurements -, FedConnect, GSA eBuy, Federal Grants

Disclaimer: Please bear in mind that all projected acquisitions and associated information are subject to change, revision, or cancellation. While the government is providing this Acquisition Forecast, there is no guarantee that the Department will subsequently issue a solicitation for any of this work.