Energy Management Case Studies

50001 Ready Case Studies

As a 50001 Ready-recognized facility, you may have the opportunity to develop a case study with DOE to showcase your EnMS journey and achievements. Case studies will be posted here as they are made available.

SEP Case Studies

This Detroit Diesel facility improved its energy performance by nearly 33% over 10 years and earned Platinum certification from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Superior Energy Performance® (SEP) program. (February 2017)

MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, improved the energy performance of its Gaithersburg, Maryland facility by 8.5% by participating in the DOE’s SEP program. (July 2016)

The Nissan vehicle assembly plant in Smyrna, Tennessee, improved its energy performance by 24% over six years by participating in the DOE’s SEP program. (May 2016)

The Cummins Rocky Mount Engine Plant (RMEP) in Rocky Mount, North Carolina is saving over $700,000 annually and achieved a 12.6% energy performance improvement after implementing SEP. (July 2015)

The HARBEC, Inc. specialty plastics manufacturing plant in upstate New York is saving $52,000 annually through operational improvements with no capital investment. (May 2015)

The General Dynamics Scranton Army Ammunition plant is saving $956,000 annually after implementing SEP, and achieved payback in just six months. Also read the DOE success story. (February 2014)

CCP Composites US LLC incorporated SEP into its integrated health, safety, quality, and environmental management system to achieve a 14.9% improvement in energy performance over a two-year period. (June 2011)

Freescale Semiconductor Inc. engaged employees at all levels of the organization and leveraged facility-level activities into a corporate energy management program—improving its energy performance by 6.5%. (June 2011)