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)
  • Guidance to Small Businesses on How to do Business with DOE
  • D&B D-U-N-S Numbers
    • https://fedgov.dnb.com/webform/
      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
  • DOE Small Business Points of Contact
    • https://www.energy.gov/osdbu/small-business-services/small-business-points-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
  • FedConnect
  • Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
  • Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps.gov)
  • Funding Opportunities 
    • http://energy.gov/eere/sunshot/financial-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.
  • Grants.gov
  • Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)
    • https://www.nist.gov/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)
  • Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
    • http://aptac-us.org
      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)
    • https://thescmcgroup.com
      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
    • http://www.usaspending.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.