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Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Uninterruptible Power Supplies

A Proposed Rule by the Energy Department on 08/05/2016 . . .

Comments on this document are being accepted at

Publication Date: Friday, August 05, 2016

Agency: Department of Energy

Comments: DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding this notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) before and after the public meeting, but no later than October 4, 2016. See section VII, “Public Participation,” for details.

The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA), as amended, prescribes energy conservation standards for various consumer products and certain commercial and industrial equipment, including battery chargers. In this notice, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposes new energy conservation standards for uninterruptible power supplies, a class of battery chargers, and also announces a public meeting to receive comment on these proposed standards and associated analyses and results.