Manufacturing is the lifeblood of the American economy -- providing jobs for hard working American families and helping increase U.S. competitiveness in the global marketplace.
The Energy Department is committed to growing America’s manufacturing industry by helping companies become leaders in the production of energy technologies like electric vehicles, LED bulbs and solar panels. The Department is also working with manufacturers to increase their energy productivity by implementing energy efficiency measures.
The Energy Department's Better Buildings, Better Plants Program works with leading manufacturers boost their competitiveness through improvements in energy efficiency.
The Advanced Manufacturing Office's Industrial Technical Assistance supports the deployment of manufacturing technologies and practices, including strategic energy management and combined heat and power, across American industry to increase productivity and reduce water and energy use.