The U.S. Department of Energy funds R&D to develop and demonstrate advanced manufacturing technologies. Learn about the DOE Advanced Manufacturing Office, the national interagency Advanced Manufacturing Partnership, the Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute, and ways to achieve continuous improvement in corporate energy management.
Manufacturing has extensive supply chains which reach well beyond government's initial investments and become reinvestments in great energy-saving ideas and promising capabilities that will drive the next generation of manufactured goods for the U.S. economy.
Programs and Initiatives
Advanced Manufacturing Office
Partners with industry, small business, universities, and other stakeholders to identify and invest in emerging foundational technologies with the potential to create high-quality domestic manufacturing jobs; support the widespread use of energy management systems and best practices across the supply chain; and enhance the global competitiveness of the United States.
Innovative Manufacturing Initiative leads public-private R&D activities in the Advanced Manufacturing Office. Cost-shared projects engage exceptional research teams working on foundational process and materials development.
Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative advances American competitiveness in clean energy manufacturing technologies and end-use products.
National Network for Manufacturing Innovation's regional hubs accelerate development and adoption of cutting-edge manufacturing technologies. These initiatives are part of the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership.
Better Buildings, Better Plants Program recognizes companies that demonstrate their commitment to energy savings by signing a voluntary pledge to reduce energy intensity by 25% over ten years.