I am submitting this letter on behalf of PJM Interconnection, the electric grid operator for 13 states and the District of Columbia serving over 60 million people. As part of a coalition which includes the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, water heater manufacturers and the Electric Power Research Institute, among others,
DOE ordered Perlick Corporation to pay a $60,725 civil penalty after finding Perlick had manufactured and distributed in commerce in the U.S. 347 units of basic model HP48RR, a noncompliant refrigerator.
DOE ordered Matthews-Gerbar, Ltd. d/b/a Matthews Fan Company to pay a $8,000 civil penalty after finding Matthews had failed to certify that certain models of ceiling fans comply with the applicable energy conservation standards.
DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that Matthews-Gerbar, Ltd. d/b/a Matthews Fan Company failed to certify a variety of ceiling fans as compliant with the applicable energy conservation standards.
DOE sets forth its policy regarding the imposition of civil penalties for violations of the EPCA energy and water conservations standards and requirements for consumer products and industrial equipment (revised March 13, 2014).