DOE published a request for information and notice of document availability regarding energy conservation standards for residential conventional cooking products. 79 FR 8337 (February 12, 2014).
No public meeting is scheduled at this time.
The residential conventional cooking products energy conservation standards rulemaking docket EERE-2014-BT-STD-0005 contains all notices, public comments, public meeting transcripts, and supporting documents. 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.
DOE published a final rule amending the cooking products test procedures in 10 CFR 430, subpart B, appendix I, to provide methods for measuring the standby mode and off mode energy consumption. 77 FR 65942 (October 31, 2012). For more information, please see the rulemaking page.
DOE also published a notice of proposed rulemaking, in which it proposed amendments to the cooking products test procedure to allow for testing the active mode energy consumption of induction cooking products. 78 FR 6232 (January 30, 2013). For more information, please see the rulemaking page.
EPCA requires that, not later than 6 years after the issuance of a final rule establishing or amending a standard, DOE publish a NOPR proposing new standards or a notice of determination that the existing standards do not need to be amended. (42 U.S.C. 6295(m)(1))