DOE published a notice of public meeting and availability of the preliminary technical support document regarding energy conservation standards for certain types of electric motors that are currently unregulated by any standards. 77 FR 43015 (July 23, 2012).
A public meeting was held August 21, 2012.
The electric motors energy conservation standards rulemaking docket EERE–2010–BT–STD– 0027 contains all notices, public comments, public meeting transcripts, and supporting documents. All planned dates are preliminary and subject to change. For the latest information on the planned timing of future DOE regulatory milestones, see the current Office of Management and Budget Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. All planned dates are preliminary and subject to change.
The current energy conservation standards for medium electric motors are mandated by Part A–1, the "Certain Industrial Equipment" of Title III of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), as amended. (42 U.S.C. 6311–6317). This equipment is treated as covered equipment under Part A-1. (42 U.S.C. 6311(1)(A))