This letter comprises the comments of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), Southern California Gas Company (SCGC), San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E), and Southern California Edison (SCE) in response to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Request for Information on Regulatory Burden.
This memorandum for the record provides a summary of a June 13, 2012, meeting with U.S. Department of Energy staff concerning DOE’s proposed rulemaking regarding amended energy conservation standards for Class A external power supplies (EPSs) and new energy conservation standards for non-Class A EPSs and battery chargers.
The California Energy Commission (Energy Commission) expressed concern about the differences in the stringency of California standards and the proposed DOE standards. The Energy Commission requested that DOE revise its cost-effectiveness analysis based on technical comments provided by the Energy Commission during the public comment period.
On behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council and our more than 1.3 million members and online activists, we submit the following comments in response to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Request for Information on Reducing Regulatory Burden.
On Monday, June 11, 2012, representatives from Lester Electrical and Ingersoll Rand met with DOE to discuss the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) for Energy Conservation Standards for Battery Chargers and External Power Supplies, Docket Number EERE–2008–BT–STD–0005, RIN 1904–AB57.
On Monday, June 11, 2012, representatives of several States and representatives of several non‐profit energy efficiency organizations met with representatives of the Department of Energy to discuss the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Energy Conservation Standards for Battery Chargers and External Power Supplies,
DOE ordered Cooper Power Systems, LLC to abide by the Compromise Agreement, which waived the civil penalty after finding Cooper had inadvertently distributed in commerce in the U.S. three models (total of five units) of distribution transformers. Cooper agrees to abide by the terms of a Notice of Noncompliance Determination to be issued pursuant to 10 C.F.R. § 429.114.