DOE has issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice of proposed rulemaking regarding test procedures for battery chargers (July 27, 2015) which proposes several revisions to the battery charger test procedure in Appendix Y to 10 CFR part 430 subpart B. A public meeting is scheduled for September 15, 2015 in Washington, DC.
A public meeting is scheduled for September 15, 2015 in Washington, DC.
The public meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 8E-089, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585.
If you plan to attend the public meeting, please notify Ms. Brenda Edwards at (202) 586-2945 or Brenda.Edwards@ee.doe.gov.
To participate in the webinar portion of the public meeting.
The battery chargers test procedure rulemaking docket EERE-2014-BT-TP-0044 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.
|Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
- Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, pre-publication, Federal Register, (July 27, 2015)
- Comment Deadline: 75 days after publication in the Federal Register.
- Public Meeting: 9/15/2015
|Notice of Data Availability|
Part A of the ‘‘Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products Other Than Automobiles’’ of Title III of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), as amended provides DOE authority to establish energy conservation standards for battery chargers. (42 U.S.C. § 6291–6309) Battery Chargers are treated as covered products’ under Part A. (42 U.S.C. 6295(u)).