Most processors likely are familiar with the Advanced Manufacturing Office, part of the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. The AMO forms partnerships with industry, small business, universities, regional entities and other stakeholders to identify and invest in emerging clean energy technologies.
The AMO produces a database of state, local and regional incentives and resources by city or zip code. The State Incentives and Resources Database contains more than 4,700 entries that describe how industrial and commercial managers can qualify for incentives for reducing energy consumption available at the state, local, utility and non-profit levels, including rebates, waived fees, tax credits and loans. For instance, when I conducted a search for my home state, Wisconsin, I found nearly 300 postings, including: