Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedures for Battery Chargers and External Power Supplies (Standby Mode and Off Mode) and for Multiple Voltage External Power Supplies Power Supplies

Docket ID: EERE-2008-BT-TP-0004
Agency: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office (EERE)
Parent Agency: Department of Energy (DOE)
The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to require that the test procedures for battery chargers and external power supplies be amended to include standby mode and off mode energy consumption. In addition, DOE is developing a test procedure for measuring the efficiency of external power supplies that have multiple, simultaneous output voltages.
RIN: 1904-AB75
Impacts and Effects: Energy
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 430
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Spring 2009
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 42 USC 6295(u)(1)(A) to (C), 42 USC 6295(gg)(2)
Government Levels Affected: Local, State
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: Undetermined
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Legal Deadline
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM08/15/200873 FR 48053
NPRM Comment Period End10/29/2008
Final Action03/27/200974 FR 13318
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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
Oct 29, 2008 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 08/18/2008
ID: EERE-2008-BT-TP-0004-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 03/27/2009
ID: EERE-2008-BT-TP-0004-0002

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/18/2011
ID: EERE-2008-BT-TP-0004-0034
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Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/14/2011
ID: EERE-2008-BT-TP-0004-0016
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Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/14/2011
ID: EERE-2008-BT-TP-0004-0018


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Agency Contact
Victor Petrolati
Office of Building Technologies Program, EE-2J
1000 Independence Avenue SW.
Washington, DC 20585
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