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ISO 50001 News

July 16, 2020: DOE’s 50001 Ready Supports Energy Efficiency in the Automotive Industry

June 9, 2020: Power Plant Generates Energy Savings: The U.S. Department of Energy Recognizes Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) for 50001 Ready Achievements

February 10, 2020: Energy Department Recognizes Oregon Department of Corrections for 50001 Ready Achievements

January 2, 2020: 50001 Ready Navigator Tool Updated with Latest Changes to the ISO 50001 Standard

December 4, 2019: Energy Department Recognizes Clarios Meadowbrook Lithium Ion for 50001 Ready Achievement

October 23, 2019: 2020 Energy Management Leadership Competition Opens Now

September 25, 2019: Energy Department Recognizes Foremost Farms for 50001 Ready Achievement

September 25, 2019: 50001 Ready: A Growing Presence in Utility Strategic Energy Management Programs 

August 14, 2019: Energy Department Recognizes Oak Ridge National Laboratory for 50001 Ready Achievement

August 14, 2019: Energy Department Recognizes ArcelorMittal for 50001 Ready Achievement for Second Consecutive Year

August 1, 2019: 50001 Ready Offers a Competitive Edge in Utility Energy Management Programs 

July 31, 2019: Energy Department Recognizes Tronox for 50001 Ready Achievement

June 27, 2019: Energy Department Recognizes Polaris for 50001 Ready Achievement

June 27, 2019: Charter Steel Facility: 50001 Ready to ISO 50001 Certified in Under Two Months

June 27, 2019: Teach Your Supply Chain to Fish with ISO 50001

June 27, 2019: 3M Receives Global Honor for ISO 50001 Energy Management

May 31, 2019: Energy Department Recognizes Quad for 50001 Ready Achievement

May 29, 2019: DOE Recognizes Phillips-Medisize for 50001 Ready Achievement

May 23, 2019: DOE Launches Updated Program: Superior Energy Performance 50001™

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The 50001 Update is the Department of Energy EERE newsletter for 50001 Ready, SEP 50001, and other activities around ISO 50001.

March 2019: Oregon Department of Corrections and 3M featured + multi-site features in 50001 Ready Navigator

Oct 2018: Neenah Inc. and Harbec featured + tap into energy management expertise & training

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

April 2018: Nissan North America and Schneider Electric featured + how to identify significant energy uses.  

March 2018: Comau and Detroit Diesel featured + what data to collect for an energy management system.  

February 2018: Charter Steel and MedImmune featured + build an effective energy management team.

January 2018: Four Seasons Produce and Des Moines Water Works featured + first foundational steps for continuous energy improvement.

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Partners in the News

50001 Ready, SEP 50001 recognized facilities are being highlighted in national, regional, business, and trade media for their leadership. Recent articles are featured below.

2018 September: How Hilton is Going Green with ISO 50001 in ISOfocus

2018 September: Department of Energy recognizes ArcelorMittal, ArcelorMittal in Smart Industry

2018 August: How Cummins Became an Engine of Energy Efficiency, Cummins in IndustryWeek

2018 August: An inside look at seven of Cleveland's most sustainable buildings, ArcelorMittal in FreshWater

2018 March: Rebates, government incentive programs help utilities save energy costs, Des Moines Water Works in AWWA Connections, the American Water Works Association newsletter

2017 November: DOE Helps Organizations Create Sustainable Energy Savings with 50001 Ready, Four Seasons in Retrofit Magazine

2017 June: Empowered to cut wasted energy, 3M, Schneider Electric, and Cummins in Plant Engineering

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Available online anytime: Check out the Update on ISO 50001:2018 Training, especially if you are already using ISO 50001 and want details on changes in the 2018 version. This two-hour course with knowledge checks will help you define the next steps to update your energy management system. This training is useful to staff in companies using energy management, auditors, and practitioners assisting organizations with energy management, such as the 50001 Certified Practitioners in Energy Management. Register two or more people from your organization and Georgia Tech’s Professional Education program offers a 10% group discount.

Available online anytime: SEP 50001 Specialist Training for 2019: Gain an understanding of the updated SEP 50001 (2019) program in this online ~3-hour course with knowledge checks. This training is required for members of an SEP 50001 audit team, including an organization’s internal SEP Performance Verifier who conducts internal audits for multi-site certification.

February 2020: Join DOE’s 50001 Ready Utility Network Series, a forum for utilities, public benefit administrators (PBAs), third party implementers, consultants, and regulators to interact, share success stories, and learn how to leverage 50001 Ready. 

March 23 - June 1, 2020: Flexibly fit the online training for the 50001 Certified Practitioner in Energy Management Systems (50001 CP EnMS) into your schedule and learn how to help organizations establish and/or maintain an EnMS that conforms to ISO 50001. Course materials are available for two months, offering flexibility to learn when convenient. This training prepares professionals for the certification exam

Apr. 6 - 9,  2020: Take the ISO 50001 Lead Auditor Classroom Training to expand your expertise. This training prepares professionals for the certification exam.

Aug. 24 - 27,  2020: The four-day, in-person classroom training for the 50001 Certified Practitioner in Energy Management Systems (50001 CP EnMS) prepares professionals to help organizations establish and/or maintain an EnMS that conforms to ISO 50001 and offers preparation for the certification exam.

Next Date TBD: Take the SEP Performance Verifier ClassroomTraining. Energy efficiency professionals who would like to serve on an SEP certification audit team and verify energy performance improvements can attend this training course to prepare for the certification exam.

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