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The sections below provide tools and resources to help small businesses do business with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE or the Department). The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) provides maximum practicable opportunities in the Department’s acquisitions to all small businesses, including Federal Acquisition Forecast, Doing Business with DOE, Resources and Training, and other Useful Links and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). 

The OSDBU provides small businesses with a user-friendly way to search for the upcoming prime and subcontracting business opportunities on the Acquisition Forecasts page, including DOE Federal Acquisition Information and Forecasts, Management and Operating Contractors (M&Os)/Facility Management Contractors (FMCs) Acquisition Information and Forecasts, and information on other Federal Agency Procurements.

Doing Business with DOE section provides recommendations and fundamentals for small businesses looking for prime and subcontracting opportunities with the DOE. In this section, small businesses can discover Steps to Success, get information about the Complex Nature of DOE Procurement, learn more about Small Business Points of Contact, Submit a Notice of Alleged Undue Restriction, and get familiarized with the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Codes, SAM, and Beta.SAM.gov.

Resources and Training section provides small businesses with additional educational materials, including OSDBU’s training Videos, Advocacy Support resources, and Educational Materials.

The DOE, like many other federal agencies, stays current with the latest updates to policies and regulations. Useful Links and FAQ page provides information on the recent Policies and Regulations’ updates, links to the OSDBU Council, and answers to the most frequently asked small business questions, or FAQ.