50001 Ready News & Recognized Sites

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50001 Ready Program Updates

2018 June: ArcelorMittal's Cleveland Steel Mill Achieves 50001 Ready Status

2018 April: Energy Department Introduces the 50001 Ready Utility Network Series

2018 February: Nissan North America earns 50001 Ready at three facilities

2017 December: Getting Started with the 50001 Ready Navigator

2017 December: Lawrence Berkeley Lab team receives award for ISO 50001 R&D

2017 September: Comau LLC’s Novi Michigan facility earns 50001 Ready

2017 September:  ISO 50001 incorporated in standard for computer servers

2017 August: Charter Steel Saukville, WI facility earns 50001 Ready

2017 June: Four Seasons Produce, Ephrata, PA facility, becomes first 50001 Ready

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The 50001 Update is the Department of Energy EERE newsletter for 50001 Ready, the 50001 Superior Energy Performance program, and other activities around ISO 50001. Find archived versions below, and sign up to receive email updates!

July 2018: 50001 Navigator wins award, ArcelorMittal and Cummins + changes you’ll find in ISO 50001:2018

April 2018: Nissan North America and Schneider Electric + Identify significant energy uses

March 2018: Comau and Detroit Diesel + Energy data should to collect for the EnMS

February 2018: Charter Steel and MedImmune + Build an energy management team

January 2018: Four Seasons Produce and Des Moines Water Works + Foundational steps for EnMS

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50001 Ready Recognized Sites

The U.S. Department of Energy recognizes facilities and organizations that practice ISO 50001-based energy management. Showcase Projects highlight insights, experiences, and successes shared by partners.


ArcelorMittal USA
Cleveland, Ohio: 50001 Ready Facility, March 2018
Better Plants Partner

Showcase Project
Partner Profile

Charter Steel
Saukville, Wisconsin: 50001 Ready Facility, August 2017
Better Plants Partner

Charter Steel’s Saukville headquarters became both the first industrial plant and Better Plants partner site in the US to achieve the 50001 Ready designation.

Showcase Project
Partner Profile

Comau LLC
Novi, Michigan: 50001 Ready Facility, September 2017
Better Plants Partner

Comau's Novi, MI facility was recognized by DOE as the first facility under a corporate ISO 50001 certification to achieve 50001 Ready.

Showcase Project
Partner Profile


Four Seasons Produce, Inc.
Ephrata, Pennsylvania: 50001 Ready Facility, June 2017

Four Seasons Produce, Inc., was recognized by DOE as the first U.S. 50001 Ready facility by implementing a continuous improvement-based energy management system at its 266,000-square foot fruit and vegetable refrigerated warehouse facility in Ephrata, Pennsylvania.

Showcase Project
Partner Profile

Nissan North America
Smyrna, TN: 50001 Ready Facility, February 2018
Canton, MS: 50001 Ready Facility, February 2018
Decherd, TN: 50001 Ready Facility, February 2018
Better Plants Partner, Better Buildings Challenge Partner

Nissan North America leverages 50001 Ready at its three US-based facilities to train new staff and to help suppliers establish a cost-effective energy management system to expand savings.

Showcase Project
Partner Profile

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August 21-23, 2018: DOE’s 2018 Energy Exchange and Better Buildings Summit will bring together thought leaders from the federal, private, education, and state and local government sectors to accelerate the adoption of energy/water efficiency, integrated resilience, emerging and secure technologies, and replicable renewable energy solutions.

September 19, 2018: Join the next 50001 Ready Utility Network Series webinar. DOE has developed a set of outreach/training materials meant for those involved in utility/PBA programs to educate and promote inclusion of 50001 Ready as part of energy efficiency and customer engagement program offerings. Attendees are encouraged to share input to help DOE refine these materials to meet needs and fill gaps. To register, contact Sandy Glatt, sandy.glatt@ee.doe.gov. Register early to ensure you receive the discussion materials in advance.

September 10-Nov 16, 2018: Take the Certified Practitioner in Energy Management Systems (CP EnMS) online training. The CP EnMS helps industrial and commercial facilities implement energy management systems that conform to ISO 50001.

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