Energy Conservation Standards for Electric Motors

Docket ID: EERE-2010-BT-STD-0027
Agency: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office (EERE)
Parent Agency: Department of Energy (DOE)
Consistent with changes made by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA 2007), DOE is both amending its existing electric motor standards, and establishing new standards for a wide variety of electric motors. Under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), as amended, DOE must publish a final rule determining whether to amend its standards no later than 24 months after the effective date of the previous final rule.
RIN: 1904-AC28
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 431.25
Priority: Economically Significant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Spring 2014
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: Yes
Legal Authorities: 42 USC 6313(b)(4)(B)
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: Private Sector
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Undetermined
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Legal Deadline
ActionDateFR Citation
Notice: Public Meeting; Framework Document Availability09/28/201075 FR 59657
Comment Period End11/24/2010
Preliminary Analysis07/23/201277 FR 43015
Comment Period End09/07/2012
NPRM12/06/201378 FR 73589
Final Action05/29/201479 FR 30934
Final Action Effective07/28/2014
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Category: Energy Conservation Standards
Type: Rulemaking
Program Office: Building Technologies Program (BT)

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Feb 04, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 12/06/2013
ID: EERE-2010-BT-STD-0027-0079
Comment Period Closed
Sep 07, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/23/2012
ID: EERE-2010-BT-STD-0027-0022
Comment Period Closed
Apr 19, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 03/30/2011
ID: EERE-2010-BT-STD-0027-0017
Comment Period Closed
Nov 24, 2010 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 11/03/2010
ID: EERE-2010-BT-STD-0027-0009
Comment Period Closed
Sep 28, 2010 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 09/28/2010
ID: EERE-2010-BT-STD-0027-0001

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 04/15/2015
ID: EERE-2010-BT-STD-0027-0120
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/05/2015
ID: EERE-2010-BT-STD-0027-0119
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 05/09/2014
ID: EERE-2010-BT-STD-0027-0108


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Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
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Proposed Rule
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Final Rule
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Agency Contact
James Raba
Office of Building Technologies Program, EE-5B
202 586-8654
1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585
Washington, DC 20585
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