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Small Business Support of DOE Mission

Our Program Offices, National Laboratories, Power Marketing Administration, and Operations Offices have unique roles in meeting the Energy Department's critical mission.

Program Offices

Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) funds high risk, high payoff projects that will reduce America's dependence on foreign energy imports; decrease U.S. energy related emissions (including greenhouse gases); improve energy efficiency across the country and ensure that the U.S. maintains its leadership in developing and deploying advanced energy technologies.

Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) leads national efforts to modernize the electric grid, enhance the security and reliability of the energy infrastructure, and facilitate recovery from disruptions to the energy supply. Learn more by contacting Small Business Program Manager Paul Trottier (202) 586-7844.

Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) invests in clean energy technologies that strengthen the economy, protect the environment, and reduce dependence on foreign oil. Learn more by contacting Small Business Program Manager Turnetta Cook (202) 586-8180.

Office of Environmental Management (EM) works to mitigate the risks and hazards posed by the legacy of nuclear weapons production and research. Learn more by contacting Small Business Program Manager Kay Rash (202) 586-5420.

Office of Fossil Energy (FE) ensures clean, affordable energy from our traditional fuel resources. Learn more by contacting Small Business Program Manager Adam Wargo (202) 586-2667.

Office of Legacy Management (LM) manages the Department's post-closure responsibilities and ensures the future protection of human health and the environment. Learn more by getting in touch with Small Business Program Manager Mike Mescher (202) 586-3924 and/or Co-Small Business Program Manager Ingrid Colbert (202) 586-1431.

Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) supports the nation's diverse nuclear energy programs. Learn more by contacting Small Business Program Manager - Lang Soo Hoo (301) 903-3243 and Business Management Specialist Karen Tappert (301) 903-5905.

Office of Science (Science) is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, providing more than 40 percent of total funding for this vital area of national importance. Learn more by contacting Small Business Program Manager David Koegel (202) 586-8831.

Loan Programs Office mission is to accelerate the commercial deployment of innovative and advanced clean energy technologies across America, at a scale large enough to help reach our national objectives for clean energy.

National Laboratories

Ames Laboratory is a national center for the synthesis, analysis, and engineering of rare-earth metals and their compounds.  Ames conducts fundamental research in the physical, chemical, and mathematical sciences associated with energy generation and storage. For more information, contact Small Business Program Manager Lisa Rogers (515) 294-4141 or visit them online.

Argonne National Laboratory  is one of the Energy Department's largest multidisciplinary research centers. Argonne research falls into five broad categories: basic research, scientific facilities, energy resources programs, environmental management and National security. For more information, contact  Small Business Program Manager Karl Duke  (630) 252-8842.

Brookhaven National Laboratory conducts research in the physical, biomedical, and environmental sciences, as well as in energy technologies and national security and builds and operates major scientific facilities available to university, industry and government researchers. For more information contact Small Business Program Manager Jill Clough-Johnston (631) 344-3173.

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory advances the understanding of the fundamental nature of matter and energy by providing leadership and resources for qualified researchers to conduct basic research at the frontiers of high energy physics and related disciplines. For more information contact Small Business Program Manager Joe Collins (630) 840-4169.

Idaho National Laboratory is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's missions in environment, energy, science and national defense. For more information contact Small Business Program Manager Stacey Francis  (208) 526-8564.

Kansas City Plant is the principal nonnuclear production site within the nuclear weapons complex. Its mission is to lead and direct the administration of its management & operating contract. The site office provides oversight and assessment, weapons programmatic guidance, security direction, and management for the NNSA Quality Assurance program. It is also actively involved in the Reimbursable Work program with other federal agencies, and the Six Sigma program that achieves operations processes through the mission of continuous improvement. For more information contact Small Business Program Manager C. J. Warrick  (816) 997-2874.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory conducts unclassified research across a wide range of scientific disciplines with key efforts in fundamental studies of the universe; quantitative biology; nanoscience; new energy systems and environmental solutions; and the use of integrated computing as a tool for discovery. For more information contact Small Business Program Manager David Chen (510) 486-4506.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory was founded in September 1952 as a second nuclear weapons design laboratory to promote innovation in the design of our nation's nuclear stockpile through creative science and engineering. For more information contact Small Business Program Manager Michelle Quick  (925) 422-0105.

Los Alamos National Laboratory, as part of the National Nuclear Security Administration, contributes to meeting the nation's nuclear deterrence capability and other security needs. For more information, contact Small Business Program Manager Dennis Roybal  (505) 667-4419.

National Energy Technology Laboratory  assures that U.S. fossil energy resources can meet increasing demand for affordable energy without compromising the quality of life for future generations of Americans.  For more information, contact Small Business Program Manager Larry Sullivan  (412) 386-6115.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory develops renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies and practices, advances related science and engineering, and transfers knowledge and innovations to address the nation's energy and environmental goals.

Power Marketing Administration

The Federal power marketing program began in the early 1900s when power produced at Federal water projects in excess of project needs was sold in order to repay the Government's investment in the projects. Each Power Marketing Administration (PMA) is a distinct and self-contained entity within the Energy Department, much like a wholly owned subsidiary of a corporation.

Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) serves Washington, Oregon, Idaho, parts of western Montana, and Wyoming. BPA is a federal agency headquartered in Portland, Oregon, that markets wholesale electricity and transmission to the Pacific Northwest's public and private utilities as well as to some large industries. BPA provides about half the electricity used in the Northwest and operates over three-fourths of the region's high-voltage transmission. For more information, contact Small Business Program Manager Greg Hamid Habibi (630) 619-6071.

Southeastern Power Administration (SEPA), headquartered in Elberton, Georgia, has the responsibility to market all the electric power and energy generated at reservoirs operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the states of West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Kentucky. For more information, contact Small Business Program Manager Ann Craft (706) 213-3823.

Southwestern Power Administration (SWPA) markets hydroelectric power in Arkansas, Kansas, Louisana, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas from 24 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers multipurpose dams. By law, SWPA's power is marketed and delivered primarily to public bodies such as rural electric cooperatives and municipal utilities. For more information, contact Small Business Program Manager Gary Bridges (918) 595-6671.

Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) markets and delivers reliable, cost-based hydroelectric power and related services within a 15-state region of the central and western United States. WAPA's role is to market and transmit electricity from multi-use water projects. WAPA's transmission system carries electricity from 55 hydro power plants operated by the Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the International Boundary and Water Commission. For more information contact Small Business Program Manager Cheryl Drake (720) 962-7154.

Operations Offices

Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) manages the Energy Department's  National TRU Program Office and the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) facility operations, as well as serving as an international center for the study of waste management. The CBFO coordinates the transuranic program at waste-generating sites, national laboratories, and other participants involved in developing the permanent disposal of transuranic radioactive waste. Learn more by contacting Small Business Program Manager Roland Taylor

Chicago Operations Office is a technical and business management team. The facilities they oversee represent $3.2 billion in net assets, including unique, world-class research facilities. Learn more by contacting Small Business Program Manager Larry Thompson (630) 252-2711. 

EM Consolidated Business Center serves the Office of Environmental Management (EM) with a mission to provide our customer sites with business and technical resources that includes: Financial and Project Management, Human Capital Management, Information Resources Management, Contracting, Legal Services, Logistics, Cost Estimating Support, Analysis, and Technical Service. Learn more by contacting Small Business Program Manager Karen Bahan (513) 246-0555. 

Golden Field Office administers the management and operating contract for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Golden builds partnerships with the private sector to develop and transfer energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. Learn more by contacting Small Business Program Manager Karen Downs at (720) 356-1269.

Headquarters Procurement Services Office provides administrative contracting services for Energy Department Headquarters and Staff offices. Small Businesses seeking opportunities should contact Program or Staff Offices regarding requirements. Learn more by contacting Small Business Program Manager Michael Raizen (202) 287-1512. 

Idaho Operations Office oversees the operations of the Idaho National Laboratory, one of 10 major national laboratories operated by various industrial, university or non-profit contractors for the Energy Department. Learn more by contacting Small Business Program Manager Maria Mitchell Tel: (208) 526-8600 or Small Business Program Manager Paul Allen (208) 526-0128. 

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Service Center (previously the Albuquerque Operations Office), provides procurement, human resources and other support services to the site offices. Learn more by contacting Small Business Program Manager Gregory Gonzales (505) 845-5420. 

Naval Reactors Laboratory Field Office (NRLFO) manages the naval reactor program under NNSA. Learn more by contacting Small Business Program Manager Marie Pastor (518) 395-6375. 

Nevada Site Office oversees operations for the NNSA Nevada Test Site. Due to the current moratorium on nuclear weapons testing, the primary mission of this site office is to support stockpile stewardship, environmental management, emergency response, and technology diversification. Learn more by contacting Small Business Program Manager Anita Ross (702) 295-5690. 

Oak Ridge Operations (ORO) oversees the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the Y-12 National Security Complex, and the East Tennessee Technology Park at DOE's Oak Ridge Reservation, the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, and the American Museum of Science and Energy. ORO also operates the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. Learn more by contacting Small Business Program Manager Freda Hopper (856) 576-9430. 

Ohio Field Office oversees the operations of five Energy Department sites to ensure safe, cost-effective, and environmentally sound closure and long-term stewardship of facilities designated to it by the Secretary of Energy. Learn more by contacting Portsmouth Paducah PMO Small Business Program Manager Pam Thompson (859) 219-4056. 

Office of River Protection was established in 1998 to manage the largest, most complex environmental cleanup project - Hanford tank waste retrieval, treatment, and disposal. Learn more by contacting Small Business Program Manager Susan Johnson (509) 373-7914.

 Richland Operations Office oversees the cleanup of the Hanford facility. Learn more by contacing Small Business Program Manager Sally Sieracki (509) 376-8948. 

Rocky Mountain Oilfield Testing Center (RMOTC) is an energy testing center that partners with industry to test new ideas and products that lead to increased recovery or reduced operating costs. RMOTC's test site is a 10,000-acre facility located within the Teapot Dome Oil Field. Learn more by contacting Small Business Program Manager Jenny Krom (307) 233-4818. 

Rocky Flats is an Energy Department-owned cleanup and closure site operated by Kaiser-Hill Company under an accelerated closure contract. The Rocky Flats mission includes the now completed special nuclear material management and shipment, nuclear deactivation and decommissioning, waste management and shipment, environmental cleanup and site closure. When cleanup is complete, the site will be transitioned to a National Wildlife Refuge managed by the US Fish & Wildlife Service. 

Savannah River Operations Office, located in Aiken, South Carolina on the Savannah River, oversees the Energy Department's Savannah River Site. Its three mission areas are: Nuclear Weapons Stockpile Stewardship, Nuclear Materials Stewardship, and Environmental Stewardship. Learn more by contacting Small Business Program Manager Parodio Maith (803) 952-9487 or Small Business Program Manager David Hepner (803) 952-9354.