AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Department of Energy
ACTION: Final rule
SUMMARY: The Department of Energy is amending its decision-making process for selecting energy conservation standards by specifying that it will conduct a comparative analysis of the relative benefits and burdens of potential energy conservation standard levels in determining whether a specific energy conservation standard level is economically justified.
The effective date of this rule is 19 October 2020.
This final rule and the supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking notified as G/TBT/N/USA/1583 are identified by Docket Number EERE-2017-BT-STD-0062. The Docket Folder is available on Regulations.gov at https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=EERE-2017-BT-STD-0062, and provides access to primary and supporting documents as well as comments received. Documents are also accessible from Regulations.gov by searching the Docket Number.
A related request for comment concerning prioritization of rulemakings notified under the symbol G/TBT/N/USA/1441/Add.4 - Energy Conservation Program: Procedures for Use in New or Revised Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for Consumer Products and Commercial/Industrial Equipment; Prioritization Process, is identified by Docket Number EERE-2020-BT-STD-0004. The Docket Folder is available on Regulations.gov at https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=EERE-2020-BT-STD-0004, and provides access to primary documents as well as comments received. Documents are also accessible from Regulations.gov by searching the Docket Number.