The Department expends approximately 90% of its budget through a variety of contracts and financial assistance agreements making it one of the largest civilian departments in the federal government.
To learn more about DOE, NNSA, and how they do business:
- Department of Energy (DOE)
Department of Energy homepage.
- Guidance to Small Businesses on How to do Business with DOE
- D&B D-U-N-S Numbers
Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) provides a D-U-N-S Number, a unique nine digit identification number for each physical location of your business.
- DOE Acquisition Forecast
The forecast of future prime contracting opportunities and subcontracting opportunities that are available via the Department's major site and facilities management contractors.
- DOE Small Business Points of Contact
The DOE buyers of goods and services are located in DOE headquarters (Washington, DC and Germantown, Maryland) offices, field contracting offices, national laboratories and government owned facilities throughout the United States. The directories are provided to connect you with small business program managers and/or government owned facilities, in an effort to obtain information about small business contracting opportunities ta their respective DOE locations.
- Dynamic Small Business Search
An online marketplace where federal agencies post opportunities and make awards via the web.
- Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
- Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps.gov)
U.S. Government's one-stop virtual marketplace.
- Funding Opportunities
To accomplish the goals of the SunShot initiative, the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office supports funding opportunities on photovoltaics, concentrating solar power, systems integration, technology to market, and soft costs projects. Following an open, competitive solicitation process, these funding opportunities encourage collaborative partnerships among industry, universities, national laboratories, federal, state, and local governments and non-government agencies and advocacy groups. Solicitations may include financial or technical assistance.
Source to find and apply for federal grants.
- Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)
MEP is a public-private partnership with Centers in al 50 states and Puerto Rico dedicated to serving small and medium-sized manufacturers.
- Minority Business Development Agency
- National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
National Nuclear Security Administration homepage.
- Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
Administered by the DLA's Office of Small Business in Cooperation with states, local governments and nonprofit organizations; to expand the number of business capable of participating in government contracts.
- Supply Chain Management Center (SCMC)
To operate as a strategic sourcing enterprise through the facilitation of collaboration across the contractor sites, capitalizing on identified leverage opportunities.
- System for Award Management (SAM)
- https://www.sam.gov/SAM/A free web site that consolidates the capabilities used to find in CCR/Fed Reg, ORCA, and EPLS.
- U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
- U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
- USA Spending.Gov
A publicly accessible, searchable website mandated by the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 to give the American public access to information on how their tax dollars are spent.
- List of DOE Laboratories and Facilities