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Advanced Manufacturing Office Activities in Vermont


Mapped AMO State Activities

The following map provides a visual representation of AMO activities in Vermont. Click the checkboxes to filter certain activities. You may click the pushpin icon to show activity details. All locations are approximate. Following the map, there are lists that provide AMO activities (Energy Savings Assessments, Industrial Assessment Centers, Events and Trainings, and AMO Partner Projects) in Vermont.

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Projects Pushpin Projects

AMO Project Award

AMO provided seed funding to 23 awardees for the development and delivery of industrial energy efficiency programs at the state and regional levels. These projects are aimed at delivering assessments, trainings, and technical resources to manufacturers to achieve significant reductions in industrial energy intensity.

  • No project award for this state

R&D Projects and Successes

R and D Pushpin - Denotes Projects on map above

In order to meet the challenges of improving energy efficiency, the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) helps to mitigate its industry partners' energy use. Both share the cost of research and development (R&D) projects while reaching the common goals of improving not only energy efficiency, but economic viability, energy security, environmental quality, and resource conservation. The following list provides Vermont's active and complete partner projects:

There are no R&D Projects and Successes in this state.

Large Plant Assessments (ESAs)

With emphasis on reducing natural gas consumption, DOE provides American businesses, factories, and manufacturing facilities with on-site Energy Savings Assessments (ESAs). The purpose of these assessments is to identify immediate opportunities to save energy and money that will lead to significant long-term savings. Gold and silver stars represent facilities that have been recognized for their achievements in industrial energy savings. The following is a list of businesses that have all benefited from AMO assessments in Vermont:

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FiberMark Incorporated
Brattleboro, VT

Rock-Tenn Company - Sheldon Springs
Sheldon Springs, VT
Rock-Tenn Company - Sheldon Springs
Sheldon Springs, VT

Medium / Small Plant Assessments (IACs)

Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs) provide eligible small- and medium-sized manufacturers with no-cost, on-site energy assessments to identify potential savings opportunities. The following is a list of IAC training participants in Vermont for the past two years. A complete collection of all the publicly available assessment and recommendation data is available at the AMO IAC database.

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General Electric
Rutland, VT

Ludlow, VT

Events and Trainings

The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) offers system-wide and component-specific training sessions and materials to help reduce energy use, save money, and minimize waste through system optimization. The following is a list of Vermont's past training events:

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Technical Resources

AMO provides information on upcoming energy efficiency events and trainings, case studies on replicable industrial energy efficiency projects, and contact information for Industrial Assessment Centers (IAC), Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Centers, and Regional Clean Energy Application Centers.

Case Studies in Vermont

Each year AMO develops new case studies on research, development and demonstration projects; energy assessments; the use of AMO tools and training; and leveraging of AMO partner resources for energy efficiency project implementation. The case studies are developed jointly with AMO's industrial partners. The following is a list of the case studies in Vermont:

Improving Ventilation System Performance at a Metal Plating Facility (Lockheed Martin Armament Systems) (Metal Casting)
Lockheed Martin Armament Systems
Burlington, VT

Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs) for Region

There are 26 Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs), sponsored by AMO, located at universities across the U.S. IACs provide no-cost energy assessments to small- and medium-sized manufacturers within a 150-mile radius. Additionally, they provide industrial assessment and energy management systems training for the next generation of energy engineers.

University of Massachusetts
Director: Dr. Beka Kosanovic
Phone: (413) 545-0684
Email: kosanovi@ecs.umass.edu
Web Site: http://www.ceere.org/iac/index.html

Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEPs) in Vermont

The National Institute of Standards and Technology's Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) is a not-for-profit network of businesses and manufacturing specialists, with almost 60 MEP centers across the nation. Funded by state, local, and private organizations, and in partnership with the IACs, they provide a variety of services to U.S. industry, including process improvements, innovation strategies, and green manufacturing techniques.

Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center
Director/CEO: Bob Zider
Phone: (802) 728-1432
Fax: (802) 728-1456
Email: bzider@vmec.org
Web Site: http://www.vmec.org/

Clean Energy Regional Application Centers

Formerly the Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Regional Application Centers (RACs), the eight Clean Energy Application Centers across the U.S. promote CHP, waste heat recovery and other clean energy technologies and practices. They provide regional assistance for specific projects, including market assessments, targeted education and outreach, and technical assistance.

Northeast Clean Energy Application Center
Co-Director for Education and Outreach: Tom Bourgeois
Phone: (914) 422-4013
Email: tbourgeois@law.pace.edu
Web Site: http://www.northeastcleanenergy.org

State Incentives and Resource Database

This database is a comprehensive collection of incentives and resources for implementing energy-efficiency measures in a commercial or industrial facility. These incentives are often financial and are in place to reward business and residential customers for making strides in energy efficiency. The resources are in the form of analysis tools, education and training programs, and energy audits. The following link will take you to a site that will show you the energy incentives and resources in Vermont.

State Incentive Handbooks
AMO has created handbooks of available resources and incentives for industrial energy efficiency implementation organized by system for each of the 50 states.

Resource Fact Sheets
AMO developed 50 resource fact sheets that identify local, regional, state, and utility organizations in each state that can serve as partners working together with manufacturers to advance industrial energy efficiency.


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DOE Contacts

DOE Headquarters Contact
Sandy Glatt
1617 Cole Boulevard
Golden, Colorado 80401
Phone: (720) 356-1544
Email: sandy.glatt@go.doe.gov

DOE Project Contact
Jamey Evans
1617 Cole Boulevard
Golden, CO 80401
Phone: (720) 356-1536
Email: jamey.evans@go.doe.gov

State Contact(s)

Vermont Department of Public Service
Kelly Launder
Assistant Director
112 State Street
Drawer 20
Montpelier, Vermont 05620
Phone: 802-828-4039
Fax: 802-828-4309
Email: kelly.launder@state.vt.us
Web Site: publicservice.vermont.gov/divisions/energy-efficiency.html


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About Vermont Industry

Vermont has a total of 0.6 million residents and ranks 51st in the nation in terms of GDP, which is $23.1 billion. In 2009, Vermont ranked 50th in the nationís industrial energy consumption at 24.4 trillion Btu and 49th in the nationís industrial natural gas consumption at 2.9 trillion Btu.

Vermontís leading industries (by total value of shipments) include Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing, Food Manufacturing, and Transportation Equipment Manufacturing. Information on the stateís top industries is displayed in the table below, which can be sorted based on number of employees, production workersí hours, and payroll, among other categories.

The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) is providing funding for the development and delivery of industrial energy efficiency programs implemented on a local, state or regional level. These projects are delivering Save Energy Now resources to reduce industrial energy intensity in the states. AMO has 23 total active state and regional projects that are impacting 36 states across the U.S. Learn More

Vermont At a Glance

State Information (1)
2010 Population (Million) 0.6
2010 GDP (Billion) $23.1
GDP Rank 51
Energy Statistics (2) Source PDF for Energy Statistics
Total Energy Consumption 2009 (Trillion Btu) 158.1
Total Industrial Energy Consumption 2009 (Trillion Btu) 24.4
Total Industrial Energy Consumption Rank 50
Total Industrial GDP 2009 (Thousand) $3,861,000.0
Industrial Energy Intensity (Btu/GDP) 6,319.0
Industrial Energy Intensity Rank 38
Total Industrial Electricity Use 2009 (Trillion Btu)* 14.6
Total Industrial Electricity Use Rank 48
Total Industrial Natural Gas Use 2009 (Trillion Btu) 2.9
Total Industrial Natural Gas Use Rank 49
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* Total industrial electricity use reflects industrial retail electricity sales and electrical system energy losses.

Total Industrial Energy Consumption Statistics in Vermont

Year Energy Consumption
(Trillion Btu)
National Average
(Trillion Btu)
2009 24.4 560.4
2008 27.1 613.3
2007 29.3 636.5
2006 30.3 635.0
2005 30.7 637.0
2004 31.4 656.0
2003 25.8 638.6
2002 28.0 640.6
2001 30.4 642.2
2000 32.0 678.9
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Source: http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/states/sep_use/ind/use_ind_vt.html

Top Industries in Vermont

NAICS CodeIndustry Name Number of Employees Production Workers' Hours (1,000) Annual Payroll ($1,000) Production Workers' Wages ($1,000) Total Cost of Materials ($1,000) Total Capital Expenditures ($1,000) Value Added ($1,000) Total Value of Shipments ($1,000)
334 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing 7,435 6,288 $504,586 $133,832 $1,521,658 $76,470 $1,181,060 $2,903,908
311 Food Manufacturing 3,939 5,518 $175,920 $99,537 $1,222,377 $34,484 $742,598 $2,022,346
333 Machinery Manufacturing 3,198 3,667 $157,233 $65,916 $383,020 $24,590 $303,498 $694,856
332 Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 1,813 2,211 $87,550 $42,809 $84,579 $5,675 $198,467 $274,015
321 Wood Product Manufacturing 1,754 2,525 $58,351 $36,956 $166,764 $3,360 $108,314 $277,449
336 Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 1,513 2,179 $92,234 $69,619 $558,227 $10,945 $203,879 $771,356
327 Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing 1,470 2,053 $65,124 $38,055 $85,612 $6,169 $158,601 $234,329
335 Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing 1,399 1,821 $62,083 $35,570 $136,082 $14,668 $203,323 $356,810
323 Printing and Related Support Activities 1,138 1,715 $48,330 $31,196 $73,900 $2,230 $87,059 $161,893
325 Chemical Manufacturing 1,045 1,381 $46,740 $21,521 $112,202 $11,977 $104,625 $220,962
Source: http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/IBQTable?_bm=y&-ds_name=AM0931AS101

Note: The data included in this table is from the U.S. Census Bureau's Annual Survey of Manufactures, except for years that end in "2" or "7", when data from its more comprehensive Economic Census is reported.

Additional Resources

List of Fortune 500 Companies in VT:

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy's Policy Database for Vermont: