DOE’s ‘Fast-Charging’ Power Cord Standards Proposal

The Department of Energy (DOE) is trying to make the power cords that charge computers and cellphones more efficient, the agency said Monday. The Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced it will hold a public meeting later this month to discuss the proposed rules for external power supplies that charge the devices.

New Efficiency Standards for Rooftop Units to Produce Greatest Savings Yet

The White House announced a number of commitments to energy efficiency this morning, not the least of which is a proposed energy efficiency standard for rooftop air conditioners that could produce the largest electricity savings under any U.S. appliance efficiency standard to date.

DOE Adopts Energy Conservation Standards for Appliances & Equipment

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By engaging and reaching consensus among environmental, consumer and industry groups, the Department of Energy (DOE) has made rapid progress during the past several years adopting numerous new energy conservation standards for residential appliances and commercial equipment.