DOE’s Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO – the sponsor of NAWI) has recently expanded its Better Plants Program to include a specific opportunity for makers of water and wastewater treatment technologies. The Industrial Technology Validation program provides support for water and wastewater equipment manufacturers to install and validate the cost- and energy-savings performance of their systems. DOE pays all the costs of the measurement and validation process including purchasing and installing sensors and data loggers, and designing and executing a high-quality Measurement and Validation (M&V) protocol. Manufacturers and their customer partners benefit from having a highly credible, independent analysis of the performance of their product – very valuable for marketing new technologies. More information about the Industrial Technology Validation Pilot and the Better Plants program can be found here.