U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Building Technologies Office – Appliance & Equipment Standards
2007 Energy Conservation Standards Rulemaking for Distribution Transformers
The Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) of 1975 established an energy conservation program for major household appliances. The National Energy Conservation Policy Act of 1978 amended EPCA to add Part C of Title III, which established an energy conservation program for certain industrial equipment. The Energy Policy Act of 1992 amended EPCA to add certain commercial equipment, including distribution transformers.
In this rulemaking, DOE considered energy conservation standards for distribution transformers. Regulations that cover test procedures, energy conservation standards, and compliance and enforcement for distribution transformers appear under Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 431, subpart K.
Energy Conservation Standard
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
September 28, 2006, email message to all Distribution Transformer stakeholders
Notice and Supporting Documentation
Public Meetings and Meeting Materials