DOE Publishes Notice of Final Rule for Distribution Transformers Standards

April 18, 2013

The Department of Energy has published a Federal Register notice of final rule concerning amended energy conservation standards for liquid-immersed, medium-voltage dry-type, and low-voltage dry-type distribution transformers. 78 FR 23335 (April 18, 2013). The distribution transformers final rule was the DOE's first "negotiated rulemaking," conducted under the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the Negotiated Rulemaking Act.

  • Find more information on the liquid-immersed and medium-voltage dry-type distribution transformers rulemaking and the low-voltage dry-type distribution transformers rulemaking, including milestones, statutory authority, rulemaking documents, and any other related rulemakings.
  • All notices, public comments, public meeting transcripts, and supporting documents associated with these rulemakings are included in Docket No. EERE-2010-BT-STD-0048 and Docket No. EERE-2011-BT-STD-0051.
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