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DOE Issues a Notice of Public Meeting Pertaining to Energy Conservation Standards for General Service Lamps

DOE Issues a Notice of Public Meeting Pertaining to Energy Conservation Standards for General Service Lamps

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice of public meeting pertaining to energy conservation standards for general service lamps (September 27, 2016). 

DOE will discuss and receive comments on a proposed definition for general service lamps (GSLs) to be published in a forthcoming notice of proposed definition and data availability; DOE’s approach to analyzing the 22 lamps exempted from the statutory definition of general service incandescent lamp, including available sales data; challenges manufacturers may have in meeting the statutory backstop requirement of 45 lumens per watt; options available to DOE and/or manufacturers to help manufacturers transition to the backstop requirement; and any other issues relevant to the scope of the GSL definition.

  • DOE will hold a public meeting October 21, 2016 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm at DOE's Forrestal Building, Room 1E-245, 1000 Independence Ave, S.W., Washington, D.C.
  • Find more information on this rulemaking, including milestones, statutory authority, rulemaking documents, waivers, exceptions, exemptions, and contact information.
  • All notices, public comments, public meeting transcripts, and supporting documents associated with the standards rulemaking are included in Docket No. EERE-2013-BT-STD-0051.
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