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Start Preamble Start Printed Page 41570 AGENCY: Office of Fossil Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE or Department) proposes to revise its regulations to provide that DOE will issue an export authorization upon receipt of any complete application that seeks … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 41179 AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Request for information; extension of public comment period. SUMMARY: On July 31, 2017, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a request for information (RFI) pertaining to the test procedures for … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 40270 AGENCY: Department of Energy. ACTION: Semi-annual regulatory agenda. SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE) has prepared and is making available its portion of the semi-annual Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions (Agenda) pursuant to Executive Order 12866, “Regulatory Planning and Review,” … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy. ACTION: Request for supplemental comments. Start Printed Page 40082 SUMMARY: On November 17, 2016, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) that, among other things, proposed to revise the Commission's regulations to require … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 38613 AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notification of data availability (NODA); request for information (RFI). SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) seeks annual domestic sales and shipment data for general service incandescent lamps (GSILs) and other … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 37031 AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Request for information (“RFI”). SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (“DOE”) is initiating a data collection process through this RFI to consider whether to amend DOE's test procedures for general service … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 36349 AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Request for information (RFI). SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (“DOE”) is initiating a data collection process through this request for information to consider whether to amend DOE's test procedure for … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 35468 AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Request for information (RFI). SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is initiating a data collection process through this request for information to consider whether to amend DOE's test procedure for … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 34427 AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy (DOE). ACTION: Request for information (RFI). SUMMARY: In response to statutory requirements to review its test procedures in response to any updates of the relevant industry test procedures, as referenced in the … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 29780 AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Request for information (“RFI”). SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (“DOE”) is initiating a data collection process through this request for information to consider whether to amend DOE's test procedures for … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 28412 AGENCY: Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: DOE proposes to amend its regulation concerning the Human Reliability Program (HRP). This regulation provides the policies and procedures to ensure that individuals who occupy positions affording unescorted access to certain nuclear materials, … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, Department of Energy. ACTION: Request for information (RFI). SUMMARY: As part of its implementation of Executive Order 13771, “Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs,” issued by the President on January 30, 2017, the Department of Energy (DOE) is seeking comments and information … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proposes to approve Reliability Standard PRC-012-2 (Remedial Action Schemes) submitted by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation. The purpose of proposed Reliability Standard PRC-012-2 is to ensure that remedial action schemes … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is proposing to revise its regulations to require that each regional transmission organization (RTO) and independent system operator (ISO) that currently allocates the costs of real-time uplift due to deviations … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of petition for rulemaking. SUMMARY: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has received a petition from the Foundation for Resilient Societies requesting the Commission initiate a rulemaking to require an enhanced reliability standard to detect, report, mitigate, and … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR). SUMMARY: The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA), as amended, sets forth a variety of provisions designed to improve energy efficiency. Part C of Title III establishes the … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 4464 AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is proposing to revise its regulations and the pro forma Large Generator Interconnection Procedures and pro forma Large Generator Interconnection Agreement. The Commission … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 1608 AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA), as amended, prescribes energy conservation standards for various consumer products, including consumer central air conditioners and heat … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 96391 AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, DOE. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is proposing to revise its regulations to require that each regional transmission organization and independent system operator incorporate market rules that meet certain requirements when pricing … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 91049 AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Reopening of public comment period. SUMMARY: On November 1, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published in the Federal Register a notice of data availability (NODA) pertaining to the provisional … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 88136 AGENCY: Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, U.S. Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking and request for comment. SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy is proposing to issue procedural regulations concerning the Secretary of Energy's issuance of an emergency order … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Reopening of public comment period. SUMMARY: On September 23, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (SNOPR) and announcement of public meeting pertaining to proposed energy conservation standards … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 86522 AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is proposing to amend its regulations under the Federal Power Act (FPA) to remove barriers to the participation of electric storage resources and … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) proposes to revise its regulations to require all newly interconnecting large and small generating facilities, both synchronous and non-synchronous, to install and enable primary frequency response capability … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of Inquiry. SUMMARY: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is inviting comments on a narrow question related to its current methodology for calculating annual charges for the use of government lands under Part 11 of the Commission's … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 81701 AGENCY: Office of Environment, Health, Safety and Security, U.S. Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposes to amend the values listed in two appendices to its current occupational radiation protection regulations. The proposed amendment … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 80612 AGENCY: Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking and public hearings. SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE or Department) proposes to revise its regulations governing the standards for safeguarding Restricted Data by access permittees. The existing version of this regulation was promulgated … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 80008 AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Announcement of public meetings. SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE) announces public meetings and webinars for the Circulator Pumps Working Group. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that agencies publish notice … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is publishing a proposed rule to establish test procedures for manufactured housing (MH). This test procedure would support standards DOE is directed to establish … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, DOE. ACTION: Withdrawal of notice of proposed rulemaking and termination of rulemaking proceeding. SUMMARY: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is withdrawing a notice of proposed rulemaking, which proposed to amend its regulations pursuant to the Federal Power Act to grant blanket … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 76877 AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: On July 1, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a final rule adopting a test procedure for integrated light-emitting diode (LED) lamps (hereafter referred … [read more]

Start Preamble Take notice that the Commission staff is issuing a memorandum setting forth certain proposed revisions to the Commission's regulations affecting interlocking directorates, seismic data requirements for liquefied natural gas facilities, and oil pipeline rates. The memorandum is being issued pursuant to the November 8, 2011 Plan for … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 76315 AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy. ACTION: Advance notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: The Commission seeks comment regarding potential modifications to its policies for evaluating oil pipeline indexed rate changes. The Commission also seeks comment regarding potential changes to FERC Form … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 75742 AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of data availability (NODA). SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has completed a provisional analysis that estimates the potential economic impacts and energy savings that could result from promulgating … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 74950 AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (“EPCA”), as amended, established the Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products Other Than Automobiles. Based on provisions in … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of data availability (NODA). SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has completed a provisional analysis to translate the residential central air conditioner and heat pump energy conservation standard levels recommended by the CAC/HP … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 71794 AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Proposed definition and data availability. SUMMARY: On March 17, 2016, DOE published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) proposing standards for general service lamps (GSLs) pursuant to the Energy Policy and … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 71017 AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of open meetings and webinars. SUMMARY: Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC) has granted the Circulator Pumps Working Group an extension to allow for more time for discussion … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 69731 AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy. ACTION: Proposed revisions to electric quarterly report reporting requirements. SUMMARY: In this document, pursuant to sections 205 and 220 of the Federal Power Act (FPA), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) seeks comments on proposed … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 69009 AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of public meeting and webinar. SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will hold a public meeting to discuss and receive comments on a proposed definition for general service lamps … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 67924 AGENCY: Loan Programs Office, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE) proposes to amend the regulations implementing the loan guarantee provisions in Title XVII of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Title XVII or the Act). … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Extension of public comment period. SUMMARY: On September 2, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (SNOPR) pertaining to proposed energy conservation standards for conventional cooking products. The … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: The Commission proposes to approve Reliability Standards BAL-005-1 (Balancing Authority Control) Start Printed Page 66556and FAC-001-3 (Facility Interconnection Requirements) submitted by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation. DATES: Comments are due November 28, 2016. ADDRESSES: Comments, … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 66199 AGENCY: Office of General Counsel, U.S. Department of Energy. ACTION: Extension of public comment period. SUMMARY: On August 3, 2016, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued in the Federal Register a notice and request for comments on a proposed information collection developed in … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 65720 AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (SNOPR) and announcement of public meeting. SUMMARY: The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA), as amended, prescribes energy conservation standards for various consumer products … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 64580 AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking and announcement of public meeting. SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposes to establish new definitions, a new test procedure for dedicated-purpose pool pumps, new sampling … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 62980 AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) and announcement of public meeting. SUMMARY: The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (“EPCA”), as amended, prescribes energy conservation standards for various consumer products and … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Synopsis of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Consumers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits and Costs  [6] D. Conclusion II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background 1. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background II. Summary of the Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Purpose B. Scope C. Approaches for Developing Conversions 1. Overview of Analytical Methods Approach 2. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background A. Authority B. Background II. Synopsis of the Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Testing, Rating, and Compliance of Basic Models of Central Air Conditioners … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background A. General Test Procedure Rulemaking B. Test Procedures for Cooking Products C. The January 2013 TP NOPR D. The December 2014 TP SNOPR II. Summary of the Supplemental … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Date of DOJ determination—August 5, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top   Mr. John Cymbalsky, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building Technologies Program, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: DOCKET: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background A. Authority B. Background II. Synopsis of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Actions in Response to ASRAC Negotiated Terms 1. Definitions a. Dedicated … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Correction DATES: Back to Top This correction is effective August 15, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Mr. Jeremy Dommu, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Program, EE-5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585-0121, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the proposed rule published on June 13, 2016 (81 FR 38398), is reopened. DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding this rulemaking received no later … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background II. Discussion of Proposed Amendment A. What are DOE Nuclear Safety Requirements and when may DOE impose civil penalties? B. What is the effect of administrative and … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Synopsis of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Consumers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits and Costs  [4] D. Conclusion II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background 1. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the proposed rule published on May 31, 2016 (81 FR 34440) is reopened. DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding the notice of proposed rulemaking … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Background II. Discussion A. Proposals Regarding Connected Entity Information B. Proposals Regarding MBR Information 1. Ownership Information 2. Asset Appendix Information 3. Indicative Screen and Other MBR Information C. Need … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Public Participation A. Attendance at Public Workshop B. Conduct of Public Workshop C. Procedure for Submitting Prepared General Statements and Suggested Topics D. Submission of Comments DATES: Back to Top DOE will hold … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Footnotes DATES: Back to Top The notice of proposed rulemaking published on December 24, 2015, at 80 FR 80302, is withdrawn as of July 28, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Ashley Dougherty … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Background II. Discussion A. Revisions to WEQ OASIS Business Practice Standards in Light of Commission Policies 1. Overview 2. Redirects From Conditional Parent Reservations 3. Requirement To Post ATC Narrative … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Footnotes DATES: Back to Top The notice of proposed rulemaking published on September 29, 2015, at 80 FR 58382, is withdrawn as of July 28, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Jamie Marcos, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background II. Synopsis of the Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Scope of Applicability B. Proposed Method for Determining Initial Lumen Output, Input Power, Lamp Efficacy, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The proposed rule that appeared in the Federal Register on April 1, 2014 at 79 FR 18415 is withdrawn as of July 6, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Background III. Revisions To Implement the FAST Act A. Relocating References to CEII From Section 388.112 to Section 388.113 B. Scope, Purpose, and Definitions C. Criteria and Procedures for Determining What … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Comments regarding this draft EA and/or information on IAQ must be received on or before August 15, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Written comments should be sent to Roak Parker … [read more]

  Correction In proposed rule document 2016-10170 beginning on page 27220 in the issue of Thursday, May 5, 2016, make the following correction: Appendix A to Subpart T of Part 431—Uniform Test Method for Certain Air Compressors Back to Top In Appendix A to Subpart T of Part 431, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Discussion A. Evaluation of the IEC Test Clip 1. IEC Test Clip 2. Recut IEC Test Clip 3. Movie 1 4. Movie 2 5. News 6. Sports 1 … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background II. Summary of the Proposal A. Conformance With Existing Certification, Compliance and Enforcement Regulations B. Changes to Existing Electric Motor Certification, Compliance, Enforcement and Labeling Regulations C. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the proposed rule published on May 19, 2016 (81 FR 31679), is extended. DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding this rulemaking received no later … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Synopsis of the Proposed Rule A. The Proposed Regulations B. Benefits and Costs to Purchasers of Manufactured Housing C. Manufacturer Impact D. Nationwide Impacts E. Nationwide Environmental Benefits F. Total Benefits and Costs … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Correction DATES: Back to Top June 14, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Jacqueline D. Rogers, 202-586-4714, email: jackie.rogers@hq.doe.gov, or Meredith Harris, 301-903-6061, email: meredith.harris@hq.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Back to Top Correction Back to … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Synopsis of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Consumers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits and Costs D. Conclusion II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background III. General … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EE) Proposed Rule Stage 91. Energy Conservation Standards for Commercial Packaged Boilers 92. Energy Conservation Standards for General Service Lamps DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EE) Final … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction A. Chemical Identification and Use B. Health Effects 1. Beryllium Sensitization (BeS) 2. Chronic Beryllium Disease (CBD) C. Beryllium Exposure at DOE Facilities D. Value of Early Detection II. Legal Authority and … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Synopsis of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Commercial Consumers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits and Costs  [7] D. Conclusion II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background A. Mandatory Reliability Standards and Order No. 693 Directives B. Proposed Reliability Standard BAL-002-2 II. Discussion A. The 15-Minute ACE Recovery Period B. The 90-Minute Contingency Reserve Restoration Period C. Exclusion of … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Synopsis of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Consumers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits and Costs 5 D. Conclusion II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background 1. Current … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background General Test Procedure Rulemaking Process Background II. Synopsis of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Covered Products and Scope B. Existing Test Procedures and Standards … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Authority II. Discussion III. Approval of the Office of the Secretary List of Subjects DATES: Back to Top The proposed rule published on December 15, 2011 (76 FR 77914) and updated on May 22, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Participation A. Submission of Comments Footnotes DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the notice of proposed rulemaking published on December 29, 2015 (80 FR 81199), has been extended. DOE will accept … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Department of Energy Retrospective Review Successes List of Questions for Commenters DATES: Back to Top Written comments and information are requested on or before July 11, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Interested persons are … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background II. Synopsis of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion Updated Industry Test Methods 1. ANSI Z21.10.3 Testing Standard 2. ASTM Standard Test Method D2156 3. ASTM … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top DOE will use its best efforts to issue a public document by August 10, 2016, that responds to any petitions to amend the error correction rule that are submitted by … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background A. Authority B. Background II. Summary of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Definition of Covered Equipment B. Scope of Applicability of the Test Procedure … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the proposed rule published on March 24, 2016 (81 FR 15836), is extended. DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding this rulemaking received no later … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. Section-by-Section Analysis III. Procedural Requirements A. Review Under Executive Orders 12866 and 13563 B. Review Under Executive Order 12988 C. Review Under the Regulatory Flexibility Act D. Review Under the Paperwork … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for meeting dates. ADDRESSES: Back to Top The meetings will be held at U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, 950 L'Enfant Plaza, 6th Floor SW., … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. Section-by-Section Analysis APPENDICES III. Procedural Requirements A. Review Under Executive Orders 12866 and 13563 B. Review Under Executive Order 12988 C. Review Under the Regulatory Flexibility Act D. Review Under the … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for meeting dates. ADDRESSES: Back to Top The meetings will be held at U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 8E-089, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Summary of the Proposed Determination A. Authority B. Background 1. Current Standards 2. History of Rulemakings for Direct Heating Equipment April 2010 Final Rule II. Rationale III. Proposed Determination IV. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Background II. Definitions A. Rough Service Lamps B. Vibration Service Lamps C. Three-Way Incandescent Lamps D. 2,601-3,300 Lumen General Service Incandescent Lamps E. Shatter-Resistant Lamps III. Comparison Methodology IV. Comparison … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Synopsis of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Consumers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits and Costs  [5] D. Conclusion II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background 1. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. Discussion A. Disturbance Ride Through Capability Requirements 1. Need for Reform 2. Commission Proposal B. Proposed Compliance Procedures III. Information Collection Statement IV. Environmental Analysis V. Regulatory Flexibility Act VI. Comment … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background II. Synopsis of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Proposing To Adopt Certain Sections of ANSI/AHRI Standard 1500-2015 B. Scope and Definitions 1. Definition of … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Synopsis of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Consumers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits and Costs  [4] D. Conclusion II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background 1. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background II. Synopsis of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Scope of Applicability B. Proposed Method for Determining Initial Lumen Output, Input Power, Lamp Efficacy, and … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for meeting dates. ADDRESSES: Back to Top The meetings will be held at U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, 950 L'Enfant Plaza, 6th Floor SW., … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The teleconference will be held on March 23, 2016 at 1 p.m. EST until 3 p.m. EST. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Webinar information is posted on the General Service Lamps … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the proposed rule published January 13, 2016 (81 FR 1687), is extended. DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding this rulemaking received no later than … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Participation DATES: Back to Top The DOE is reopening the comment period for the notice of proposed rulemaking published on December 29, 2015 (80 FR 81199) and extended on February 29, 2016 (81 … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The public workshop will be held on March 22, 2016, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Written comments are welcome before or after the workshop and should be submitted prior … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Statutory Authority II. Current Rulemaking Process III. Scope of Coverage IV. Evaluation of Miscellaneous Refrigeration Products as Covered Products A. Coverage Necessary or Appropriate To Carry Out Purposes of EPCA … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for meeting dates. ADDRESSES: Back to Top The meetings will be held at U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585 … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meeting Address Public Participation DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the notice of proposed rulemaking published on December 29, 2015 (80 FR 81199), has been extended. DOE will accept comments, data, and … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Background A. Offer Caps and Market Power Mitigation in RTOs/ISOs B. Offer Cap Waivers and Tariff Changes C. Comments About Offer Caps 1. Need To Modify the Offer Cap 2. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Authority II. Background A. Negotiated Rulemaking B. The Concept of Negotiated Rulemaking C. Proposed Rulemaking for Test Procedures and Energy Conservation Standards Regarding Circulator Pumps D. Department Commitment E. Negotiating Consensus III. Proposed … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. Discussion of Proposed Rule A. General B. Applicability C. Definitions D. Integrated Interagency Pre-Application (IIP) Process E. Selection of NEPA Lead Agency F. IIP Process Administrative File III. Regulatory Review A. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Comments are due on or before February 10, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Comments, identified by docket number, may be filed in the following ways: Electronic Filing through http://www.ferc.gov. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction and Authority II. Proposed Standards A. Benefits and Burdens of TSLs Considered for Small, Large, and Very Large Air-Cooled Commercial Package Air Conditioning and Heating Equipment B. Benefits and … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Synopsis of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Consumers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits and Costs  [4] II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background 1. Current Standards … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top DOE will host public meetings on the following dates: January 11, 2016 (9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.) January 12, 2016 (9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.) The working group will meet on January 12, 2016 … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Authority and Background II. Summary of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Relevant Harmonized Tariff Schedule Codes B. Applicability of Provision C. Information to be Collected Regarding Products not Previously Certified … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (December 17, 2015) I. Background II. Proposed Reform A. Ownership Information Required in Initial Applications and Triennial Updated Market Power Analyses B. Ownership Information Required in Change … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Miscellaneous Refrigeration Products—Background II. Results and Analyses Summary III. Request for Information and Specific Issues for Which DOE Is Seeking Comment IV. Public Participation Submission of Comments Footnotes DATES: Back … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EE) Proposed Rule Stage 238. Standards for Refrigerated Bottled or Canned Beverage Vending Machines 239. Energy Conservation Standards for Ceiling Fans DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EE) … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background A. General Test Procedure Rulemaking Process B. Test Procedure for Portable Air Conditioners 1. The May 2014 NODA 2. The February 2015 NOPR II. Synopsis of the … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top AGENCIES: DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Department of Defense; Department of Education; Department of Veterans Affairs; Environmental Protection Agency; Department of Health and Human Services; National Science Foundation; and Department of Transportation. DATES: Back to Top The comment period … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION Proposal To Revise Standard Generator Interconnection Agreements Issued November 19, 2015 Background Discussion Proposed Compliance Procedures Information Collection Statement Regulatory Flexibility Act Certification Environmental Analysis Comment Procedures Document Availability List of Subjects in 18 … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Background II. Summary of the Analyses Performed by the Department of Energy A. Engineering Analysis 1. Summary of Engineering Updates for the NODA B. Life-Cycle Cost and Payback Period Analysis … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background A. Authority B. Background II. Discussion A. Regional Standards B. Definitions C. Public Awareness D. Reporting E. Proactive Investigation F. Record Retention and Requests G. Violations and … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background Authority Background II. Summary of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Codifying the Exemption in the CFR B. Service or Spare Part EPSs C. Sales Reporting Requirements … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Order Granting Motion for Technical Conference and Request To Postpone Comment Deadline (Issued November 10, 2015) The Commission Orders: Footnotes DATES: Back to Top The technical conference will be held on December 8, 2015 and … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. History of Energy Conservation Standards Rulemaking for Commercial Prerinse Spray Valves II. Current Status III. Summary of the Analyses Performed by the Department of Energy A. Engineering Analysis 1. Summary … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background A. Authority B. Background II. Summary of the Supplementary Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Definitions, Testing, Rating, and Compliance of Basic Models of Central Air … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background II. Synopsis of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Replacing Ballast Efficacy Factor With Ballast Luminous Efficiency B. Rounding Requirements for Ballast Luminous Efficiency C. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority II. History of Energy Conservation Standards Rulemaking for Pool Heaters A. Background B. Current Rulemaking Process III. Summary of the Analyses Performed by DOE A. Market and Technology Assessment … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top DOE will accept comments, data, and information in response to the NOPR received no later than November 23, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Any comments submitted must identify the NOPR … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top DOE will accept comments, data, and information in response to the NODA received no later than November 6, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Any comments submitted must identify the NODA … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for meeting dates. ADDRESSES: Back to Top The meetings will be held at U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 8E-089, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The teleconference will be held on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. (This notification is being published less than 15 days prior to the meeting date … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. Discussion Need for Connected Entity Information Sources and Completeness of Connected Entity Information Authority To Acquire Connected Entity Information Additional Benefits and Confidentiality of Connected Entity Data Proposed Definition of a … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. Discussion A. Settlement Intervals 1. Comments on Settlement Intervals 2. Need for Reform of Settlement Intervals 3. Commission Proposal B. Shortage Pricing Triggers 1. Comments on Shortage Pricing Triggers 2. Need … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background A. Section 215 and Order No. 672 B. NERC Databases 1. TADS Database 2. GADS Database 3. Protection System Misoperations Database II. Discussion III. Information Collection Statement IV. Environmental Analysis V. Regulatory … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background A. Mandatory Reliability Standards and Order No. 733 Directives B. NERC Petition and Proposed Standard PRC-026-1 II. Discussion III. Information Collection Statement IV. Regulatory Flexibility Act Analysis V. Environmental Analysis VI. Comment … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the NOPR regarding test procedures for small, large, and very large air-cooled commercial package air conditioning and heating equipment published on August 6, 2015 (80 FR … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Background II. Summary of the Analyses Performed by DOE A. Introduction B. Engineering Analysis C. Life-Cycle Cost and Payback Period Analyses 1. Furnace Size Assignment 2. Energy Prices 3. Other … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meeting Address DATES: Back to Top See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for meeting dates. ADDRESSES: Back to Top The meetings will be held at U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 8E-089, 1000 Independence Avenue … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meeting Address DATES: Back to Top See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for meeting dates. ADDRESSES: Back to Top The meetings will be held at U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 8E-089, 1000 Independence Avenue … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Executive Summary Executive Summary Purpose of the Regulatory Action Summary of the Major Provisions of the Proposed Regulatory Action Estimated Costs and Benefits I. The Rationale for Modernizing the Common Rule A. The Changing … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Participation A. Attendance at Public Meeting B. Procedure for Submitting Prepared General Statements for Distribution C. Conduct of Public Meeting D. Submission of Comments DATES: Back to Top DOE will hold a public … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Summary A. Efficiency Distributions 1. 2012 NOPR Efficiency Distributions 2. SNOPR Efficiency Distributions B. Benefits and Costs to Consumers C. Impact on Manufacturers D. National Benefits and Costs4 E. Conclusion … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority II. History of the Energy Conservation Standards Rulemaking for Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps A. Background B. Current Status III. Summary of the Analyses Performed by DOE A. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the notice of proposed rulemaking for commercial prerinse spray valves, published on July 9, 2015 (80 FR 39486) is extended to September 22, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for meeting dates. ADDRESSES: Back to Top The meetings will be held at U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 8E-089, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the Availability of Provisional Analysis Tools and Notice of Data Availability closes on September 8, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Any comments submitted must identify the … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Authority II. Background A. Negotiated Rulemaking B. The Concept of Negotiated Rulemaking C. Proposed Rulemaking for Energy Conservation Standards Regarding Dedicated Purpose Pool Pumps D. Department Commitment E. Negotiating Consensus III. Proposed Negotiating … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority II. Background III. Discussion IV. Approval of the Office of the Secretary List of Subjects in 10 CFR Part 431 Footnotes DATES: Back to Top The proposed determination is withdrawn … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Synopsis of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Customers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits and Costs [7] D. Conclusion II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background 1. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Footnotes DATES: Back to Top DOE will accept comments, data, and information in response to the framework document received no later than September 2, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Interested parties are encouraged to … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Synopsis of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Consumers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits and Costs [4] D. Conclusion II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background 1. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background General Test Procedure Rulemaking Process II. Summary of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Battery Selection and Testing of Multi-Voltage, Multi-Capacity Battery Chargers B. Back-Up … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background General Test Procedure Rulemaking Process Background II. Summary of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Amendments to the Current DOE Test Procedure 1. Sections of … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Authority II. Background A. Negotiated Rulemaking B. The Concept of Negotiated Rulemaking C. Proposed Rulemaking for Energy Conservation Standards Regarding Certain Equipment Classes of Walk-in Coolers and Freezers D. Department Commitment E. Negotiating … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice Organizing Conference Appendix: Questions To Address Footnotes DATES: Back to Top The technical conference will be held on July 30, 2015 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. (Eastern Time). Following the technical conference, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background II. Synopsis of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Seven-Year Test Procedure Review B. Amendments to Appendix W to Subpart B of 10 CFR Part … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding this rulemaking received no later than September 9, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Interested persons may submit comments, identified by docket number … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Date of DOJ determination—November 25, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Mr. John Cymbalsky, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building Technologies Program, EE-5B, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the Request for Information published in the Federal Register on June 18, 2015 (80 FR 34843), is extended. DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Background II. Discussion A. Modifications to Standards To Support the Commission's Show Cause Order in Docket No. RP14-442-000 B. Location Codes C. Request in Order No. 587-V for NAESB to … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background A. Section 215 and Mandatory Reliability Standards B. Order No. 791 C. Informational Filing D. April 29, 2014 Technical Conference E. NERC Petition II. Discussion A. Identify, Assess, and Correct Language Order … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for meeting dates. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Unless otherwise specified in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section, the meetings will be held at the U.S. Department of Energy, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Opportunity To Comment on Petition for Rulemaking DATES: Back to Top Comments are due August 6, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Tony Dobbins (General Information), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Office of Energy … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Authority II. Background A. Negotiated Rulemaking B. The Concept of Negotiated Rulemaking C. Proposed Rulemaking for Energy Conservation Standards Regarding Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps D. Department Commitment E. Negotiating Consensus III. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Technical Contact Legal Contacts SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of Technical Conference DATES: Back to Top The technical conference will be held on July 30, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Technical Contact Back to Top Adrianne … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Synopsis of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Consumers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits and Costs 7 II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background III. General Discussion … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background II. Synopsis of the Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Scope of Applicability B. Proposed Approach for Determining Lumen Output, Input Power, Lamp Efficacy, Correlated … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. Commission Proposal III. Conference and Comment Procedures IV. Document Availability Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Initial Comments are due August 24, 2015, and Reply Comments are due September 21, 2015. ADDRESSES: … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Department of Energy Retrospective Review Successes List of Questions for Commenters DATES: Back to Top Written comments and information are requested on or before July 17, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Interested persons are … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding the notice of proposed rulemaking no later than August 17, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Instructions: All comments submitted must identify the … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background NERC Petition Revisions to TOP Standards TOP-001-3 (Transmission Operations) TOP-002-4 (Operations Planning) TOP-003-3 (Operational Reliability Data) Revisions to IRO Standards IRO-001-4 (Reliability Coordination—Responsibilities) IRO-002-4 (Reliability Coordination—Monitoring and Analysis) IRO-008-2 (Reliability Coordinator Operational … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. NERC Petitions A. NERC EOP Petition—Proposed Reliability Standard EOP-011-1 (Docket No. RM15-7-000) B. NERC PRC Petition—Proposed Reliability Standard PRC-010-1 (Docket No. RM15-12-000) C. NERC RAS Petition—Revisions to the Definition of “Remedial … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background General Test Procedure Rulemaking Process II. Summary of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Definitions 1. Commercial Prerinse Spray Valve 2. Normally-Closed Valve 3. Spray … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Comments: DOE will accept written comments, data, and information regarding the Framework Document before and after the public meeting, but no later than August 7, 2015. Meeting: DOE will … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction A. Authority and Background B. Rulemaking Process II. Request for Information and Comments A. Products Covered by This Rulemaking B. Test Procedure 1. Background 2. Updated Energy Efficiency Metric … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EE) 94. Energy Conservation Standards for Commercial Packaged Boilers 95. Energy Conservation Standards for Hearth Products DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EE) 96. Energy Conservation Standards for … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Synopsis of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Consumers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits and Costs [4] D. Conclusion II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background 1. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background II. Synopsis of the Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Ceiling Fans for Which the Plane of Rotation of the Ceiling Fan's Blades Cannot Be Within 45 Degrees … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Synopsis of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Consumers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits and Costs D. Conclusion II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background 1. Current … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding the notice of proposed rulemaking no later than July 10, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Instructions: All comments submitted must identify the … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top June 17, 2015, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: Back to Top U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585, Room 8E-089. Individuals will also have the … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for meeting dates. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Unless otherwise specified in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section, the meetings will be held at U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background A. Section 215 and Mandatory Reliability Standards B. GMD Primer C. Order No. 779 D. Order No. 797 E. NERC Petition and Proposed Reliability Standard TPL-007-1 II. Discussion A. Benchmark GMD Event … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. Proposed Revisions III. Regulatory Requirements A. Information Collection Statement B. Environmental Analysis C. Regulatory Flexibility Act D. Comment Procedures E. Document Availability List of Subjects in 18 CFR Part 11 PART … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Participation DATES: Back to Top Comments: The comment period for the NOPR for the Conversion Factor for Test Procedures for Consumer and Certain Commercial Water Heaters published on April 14, 2015 (80 FR … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding the notice of proposed rulemaking no later than July 10, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Instructions: All comments submitted must identify the … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the notice of proposed rulemaking published March 31, 2015, at 80 FR 17222, is extended. DOE will accept comments, data, and information no later than July … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for meeting dates. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Unless otherwise specified above, the meetings will be held at U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction A. Statutory Authority B. Background C. Regulatory Process II. Discussion A. Review of Existing Regulatory and Voluntary Programs 1. California Energy Commission 2. ENERGY STAR 3. Consortium for Energy … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top DOE will accept comments with respect to Williams' petition until May 22, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top The docket is available for review at www.regulations.gov, including Federal Register notices, public … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for meeting dates. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Unless otherwise specified in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section, the meetings will be held at U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Comments are due by May 26, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Comments, identified by docket number, may be filed in the following ways: Electronic Filing through http://www.ferc.gov. Documents created electronically … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. History of Energy Conservation Standards Rulemaking for Commercial and Industrial Fans and Blowers II. Current Status III. Summary of the Analyses Performed by DOE A. Energy Metric B. Engineering Analysis … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DATES: Correction FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top John Cymbalsky, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building Technologies Program, EE-5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585-0121. Telephone: (202) 287-1692. Email: pumps@ee.doe.gov. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Corrections Appendix A to Subpart Y of Part 431—Uniform Test Method for the Measurement of Energy Consumption of Pumps. [Corrected] DATES: Back to Top April 24, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Ashley Armstrong, U.S. … [read more]

  Correction In proposed rule document 2015-06945 beginning on page 17585 in the issue of Wednesday, April 1, 2015, make the following correction: On page 17637, in the first column, beginning with the third paragraph under the section heading “E. Issues on Which DOE Seeks Comment” and continuing through … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background A. Section 215 and Mandatory Reliability Standards B. Order No. 693 C. NERC Petition and Proposed Reliability Standard PRC-002-2 II. Discussion III. Information Collection Statement IV. Environmental Analysis V. Regulatory Flexibility Act … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background A. Regulatory Background B. NERC Petition and Proposed Standard PRC-005-4 II. Discussion III. Information Collection Statement IV. Regulatory Flexibility Act Analysis V. Environmental Analysis VI. Comment Procedures VII. Document Availability Footnotes Tables … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Meeting and Webinar: Thursday, April 30, 2015, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. ADDRESSES: Back to Top U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 4A-104, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585. For … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background II. Summary of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Stakeholder Comments on Other Rulemakings B. Scope 1. Test Procedure and Energy Conservation Standards Coverage a. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The comment period on the NOPR and TSD pertaining to the energy conservation standards for hearth products published in the Federal Register on February 9, 2015 (80 FR 7082) is … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction A. Authority B. Background II. Summary of the Proposed Rule III. General Discussion A. Product Classes B. Solar Water Heating Technologies 1. General Description 2. Comments on the General … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Authority II. Background III. Discussion IV. Approval of the Office of the Secretary Footnotes DATES: Back to Top The proposed rule published on February 26, 2013 at 78 FR 12969 is withdrawn as of … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Summary of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Consumers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits [6] II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background C. Relevant Industry Sectors III. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Authority II. Background A. Negotiated Rulemaking B. The Concept of Negotiated Rulemaking C. Proposed Rulemaking for Energy Conservation Standards Regarding Miscellaneous Refrigeration Products D. Department Commitment E. Negotiating Consensus III. Proposed Negotiating Procedures … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Authority II. Background A. Negotiated Rulemaking B. The Concept of Negotiated Rulemaking C. Proposed Rulemaking for Fans and Blowers Energy Conservation Standards D. Department Commitment E. Negotiating Consensus III. Proposed Negotiating Procedures A. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Preamble I. Authority II. Background A. Negotiated Rulemaking B. Rulemaking for CUAC and CWAF Energy Conservation Standards D. Department Commitment E. Negotiating Consensus III. Proposed Negotiating Procedures A. Key Issues for Negotiation B. Formation … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Incorporation by Reference Under 1 CFR part 51 Table of Contents I. Authority and Background A. Authority General Test Procedure Rulemaking Process B. Background II. Synopsis of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Summary of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Consumers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits 7 D. Standby Mode and Off Mode II. Introduction A. Authority B. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction A. Authority and Background B. Rulemaking Process II. Request for Information and Comments A. Products Covered by This Rulemaking B. Test Procedure C. Market Assessment Product Classes Technology Assessment … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction A. Background and Authority B. Rulemaking Process II. Planned Rulemaking Analyses A. Test Procedures B. Market and Technology Assessment C. Technology Options for Consideration D. Engineering Analysis E. Markups … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Background II. Discussion III. Information Collection Statement IV. Environmental Analysis V. Regulatory Flexibility Act VI. Comment Procedures VII. Document Availability PART 385—RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE Footnotes DATES: Back to … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. Section-by-Section Analysis Part 902—DEFINITIONS OF WORDS AND TERMS Part 909—CONTRACTOR QUALIFICATIONS Part 916—TYPES OF CONTRACTS Part 917—SPECIAL CONTRACTING METHODS Part 922—APPLICATION OF LABOR LAWS TO GOVERNMENT ACQUISITION Part 925—FOREIGN ACQUISITION Part … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Background II. Definitions A. Rough Service Lamps B. Vibration Service Lamps C. Three-Way Incandescent Lamps D. 2,601—3,300 Lumen General Service Incandescent Lamps E. Shatter-Resistant Lamps III. Comparison Methodology IV. Comparison Results … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Summary of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Consumers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits [5] II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background 1. Current Standards 2. History … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background II. Summary of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Products Covered by the Proposed Rule B. Effective Date and Compliance Date for the Amended Test … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top DOE will accept comments and information regarding the NOPR and development of regulations under section 934 published on December 17, 2014 (79 FR 75076), and the specific questions identified in … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The meeting will be held on Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ADDRESSES: Back to Top U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 8E-089, 1000 Independence … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority II. History of Energy Conservation Standards Rulemaking for Portable Air Conditioners A. Background B. Current Rulemaking Process III. Summary of the Analyses Performed by DOE A. Engineering Analysis B. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. Discussion A. Primary Frequency Response Service B. The Existing Market Power Analyses C. Applicability of Existing Indicative Screens to Primary Frequency Response Service III. Proposal IV. Summary of Compliance and Implementation … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background A. General Test Procedure Rulemaking Process B. Test Procedure for Portable Air Conditioners II. Summary of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Products Covered by … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Correction DATES: Back to Top February 23, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Mr. John Cymbalsky, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building Technologies Office, EE-5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The reopened comment period ends March 25, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Interested persons may submit comments, identified by docket number EERE-2014-BT-STD-0021 and/or Regulation Identification Number (RIN) 1904-AD24, by any … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the TSD pertaining to energy conservation standards for miscellaneous refrigeration products is reopened until March 2, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Interested persons may submit comments, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction A. Authority B. Background II. Request for Information and Comments A. Solar Heat Gain Coefficient Sensitivity Analysis B. Window Fenestration Energy Efficiency Programs for Manufactured Housing III. Submission of … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Summary of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Consumers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits and Costs D. Conclusion II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background III. General … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Incorporated by Reference Table of Contents I. Authority and Background General Test Procedure Rulemaking Process II. Summary of the Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Whole-Home Dehumidifier Test Setup and Testing Conditions … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Footnotes DATES: Back to Top DOE will accept comments, data, and information in response to the Joint Comment received no later than March 6, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Interested persons may submit comments, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Summary of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Commercial Consumers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits [3] D. Conclusion II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background 1. Current … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the preliminary TSD for GSLs published on December 11, 2014 (79 FR 73503) is extended to February 23, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Interested persons may … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Participation A. Attendance at Public Workshop B. Conduct of Public Workshop C. Procedure for Submitting Prepared General Statements and Suggested Topics D. Submission of Comments DATES: Back to Top DOE will hold a … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background A. The Commission's Analysis of Proposed Transactions Under FPA Section 203 B. Current Commission Practice Regarding Hold Harmless Commitments II. Discussion A. Purpose of Proposed Policy Statement B. Revisions to the Commission's Policy … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the notice of data availability relating to commercial and industrial fan and blower equipment is extended to February 25, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Interested persons … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Responses to the data request must be filed on or before January 22, 2015 in Docket No. RM14-2-000. Comments on the responses to the data request must be filed … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Summary of the Proposed Rule II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background 1. ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2013 2. Notice of Data Availability III. General Discussion of Comments Regarding the ASHRAE Process and … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background II. Summary of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Energy Conservation Standards 1. Changes to Organization 2. Changes to Definitions and Terminology B. Test Procedure … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Table of Contents I. Discussion A. RTOs and ISOs B. EWGs C. Public Utilities That Have Not Made Sales D. Identification Requirement II. Information Collection Statement III. Environmental Analysis IV. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Summary of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Consumers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits [7] II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background 1. Current Standards 2. History … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Responses to the data request must be filed on or before January 12, 2015 in Docket No. RM14-2-000. Comments on the responses to the data request must be filed in … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Summary of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Consumers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits [4] II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background 1. Current Standards 2. History … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Authority and Background II. Summary of the Proposed Rule A. Overview of the Proposed Rule B. Section-by-Section Analysis and Discussion of Response to Comments Received on the Notice of Inquiry Subpart A—General Provisions … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background A. General Test Procedure Rulemaking Process B. DOE Test Procedures for the Products in This Rulemaking II. Summary of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Statutory Authority II. Rulemaking for General Service Lamps A. Background B. Current Rulemaking Process III. Summary of the Analyses Performed by DOE A. Engineering Analysis B. Product Price Determination C. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. History of Energy Conservation Standards Rulemaking for Commercial and Industrial Fans and Blowers II. Current Status III. Summary of the Analyses Performed by DOE A. Energy Metric B. Engineering Analysis … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority II. History of Energy Conservation Standards Rulemaking for Miscellaneous Refrigeration Products A. Background B. Current Rulemaking Process III. Summary of the Analyses Performed by DOE A. Engineering Analysis B. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the proposed rule published on September 30, 2014 (79 FR 58947), is reopened. DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding this rulemaking received no later … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background A. General Test Procedure Rulemaking Process B. Test Procedures for Cooking Products C. The January 2013 NOPR D. The February 2014 RFI II. Summary of the Supplemental … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding this rulemaking received no later than December 9, 2014. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Interested persons may submit comments, identified by docket number … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Meeting: DOE will hold a public meeting on December 17, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Washington, DC. In addition, DOE plans to broadcast the public meeting … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background A. Mandatory Reliability Standards and Order No. 693 Directive B. Proposed Reliability StandardBAL-001-2 II. Discussion A. Potential for Proposed Reliability Standard BAL-001-2 To Contribute to Unscheduled Power Flows and Inadvertent Interchange III. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority II. History of Energy Conservation Standards Rulemaking for Commercial Packaged Boilers A. Background B. Current Rulemaking Process III. Summary of the Analyses Performed by DOE A. Engineering Analysis B. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AHRI PETITION Before the United States Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Petition for Reconsideration Method of Test Footnotes Tables Back to Top Gas Storage Water Heaters Electric Storage Water … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of Meeting Public Participation DATES: Back to Top DOE will host a public teleconference/webinar on December 1, 2014 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: Back to Top The meeting will be held … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction A. Authority and Background B. Rulemaking Process II. Request for Information and Comments A. Market Assessment and Screening Analysis Product Classes Technology Assessment and Screening Analysis B. Engineering Analysis … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Participation A. Attendance at Public Meeting B. Procedure for Submitting Prepared General Statements For Distribution C. Conduct of Public Meeting D. Submission of Comments DATES: Back to Top DOE will hold a public … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Statutory Authority II. History of Rulemaking for Ceiling Fan Light Kits A. Background B. Current Rulemaking Process III. Summary of the Analyses Performed by DOE A. Engineering Analysis B. Energy … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background General Test Procedure Rulemaking Process II. Summary of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Amendments To Existing Test Procedures 1. Test Procedures for CFLKs Packaged … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background II. Issues on Which DOE Seeks Comment and Information A. Interested Persons B. Adverse Comments C. Recommended Standard III. Public Participation Confidential Business Information Appendix A: Material … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Meeting: DOE will hold a public meeting on Friday, November 7, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Washington, DC. In addition, DOE plans to broadcast the public meeting … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Participation Footnotes DATES: Back to Top DOE will hold a public meeting on November 13, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon in Washington, DC. Additionally, DOE plans to conduct the public meeting … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of Meeting Public Participation DATES: Back to Top DOE will host a public meeting on October 24, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at DOE's Forrestal Building in Washington, DC. ADDRESSES: Back … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background II. Discussion A. Solar Water Heating Technology B. Solar Water Heating Market III. Public Participation Footnotes Tables Back to Top Table I.1—Current Federal Energy Conservation Standards for … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background II. Summary of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion IV. Procedural Issues and Regulatory Review A. Review Under Executive Order 12866 B. Review Under the Regulatory … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the framework document for commercial pre-rinse spray valves, published on September 11, 2014 (79 FR 54213) is extended to November 12, 2014. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction A. Authority B. Background C. Rulemaking Process II. Planned Rulemaking Analyses A. Test Procedures B. Market Assessment C. Technology Options for Consideration D. Engineering Analysis 1. Analyzing Standby Loss … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Summary of the Proposed Determination A. Legal Authority B. Background 1. Current Standards 2. History of Standards Rulemaking for High-Intensity Discharge Lamps 3. Changes From the 2010 Determination a. Color … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background A. General Test Procedure Rulemaking Process B. Concurrent Standards Rulemaking II. Summary of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Establishment of an Efficiency Metric Clarification That Low-Volume Ceiling … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction A. Authority B. Background II. Summary of the Proposed Rule A. Regulatory Scheme B. Overall Basis for the Rulemaking C. Covered Buildings D. Definitions E. Fossil Fuel-Generated Energy Consumption … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background General Test Procedure Rulemaking Process II. Summary of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking III. Discussion A. Measurement Accuracy and Precision B. Test Set-up C. EPSs With Current … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Meeting: DOE will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Washington, DC. In addition, DOE plans to broadcast the public meeting … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background DATES: Back to Top The Manufactured Housing working group charter will be extended until November 1, 2014. The meetings will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.: October 1-2, 2014 October 23-24, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Summary of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Customers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits and Costs II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background 1. Current Standards 2. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background A. Regulatory Background B. NERC Petition Proposed Reliability Standard COM-001-2 Proposed Reliability Standard COM-002-4 II. Discussion A. Applicability of Communications Standard Requirements to Transmission Owners and Generator Owners B. Scope of COM-001-2—Internal … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. NERC Petition III. Discussion IV. Information Collection Statement V. Regulatory Flexibility Act Certification VI. Environmental Analysis VII. Comment Procedures VIII. Document Availability Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Comments are due December … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Statutory Authority II. Rulemaking for Ceiling Fans A. Background B. Current Rulemaking Process III. Summary of the Analyses Performed by DOE A. Engineering Analysis B. Energy Use Analysis C. Life-Cycle … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Authority and Background Authority Background II. Discussion of Specific Revisions to DOE's Regulations for Alternative Efficiency Determination Methods Verification Testing III. Procedural Issues and Regulatory Review A. Review Under Executive Order 12866 B. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Summary of the Proposed Rule A. Benefits and Costs to Customers B. Impact on Manufacturers C. National Benefits [3] II. Introduction A. Authority B. Background 1. Current Standards 2. History … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Meeting: DOE will hold a public meeting on September 30, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Washington, DC. Additionally, DOE plans to conduct the public meeting via … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Authority and Background II. Current Status III. Summary of Updated Rulemaking Analyses IV. Public Participation Submission of Comments Footnotes DATES: Back to Top DOE will accept comments, data, and information … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of Meeting Public Participation DATES: Back to Top The meetings will be held on: August 26-27, 2014—9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; August 28, 2014—9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; September 3-4, 2014—9:00 a.m. to … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of Meeting Public Participation DATES: Back to Top The meetings will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.: August 21-22, 2014; September 9-10, 2014; September 22-23, 2014; and October 1-2, 2014 ADDRESSES: … [read more]

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