Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - United States - Commercial and industrial electric motors - Addendum

NOTIFICATION

Addendum

The following communication, dated 3 March 2022, is being circulated at the request of the delegation of the United States of America.

 

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Title: Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Commercial and Industrial Electric Motors

 

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Other: https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2022-03-02/html/2022-04272.htm

https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2022-03-02/pdf/2022-04272.pdf

https://members.wto.org/crnattachments/2022/TBT/USA/22_1908_00_e.pdf

Notification of a webinar and availability of preliminary technical support document

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will hold a public meeting via webinar on Tuesday, 5 April 2022, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

DOE will accept written comments and information on the preliminary technical support document on or before 2 May 2022.

 

Description: TITLE: Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Electric Motors, Webinar and Availability of the Preliminary Technical Support Document

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy

ACTION: Notification of a webinar and availability of preliminary technical support document

SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE" or "the Department") will hold a webinar to discuss and receive comments on the preliminary analysis it has conducted for purposes of evaluating energy conservation standards for electric motors. The meeting will cover the analytical framework, models, and tools used to evaluate potential standards for this equipment; the results of preliminary analyses performed for this equipment; the potential energy conservation standard levels derived from these analyses that may be considered for this equipment should proposed amendments be determined necessary; and any other issues relevant to the evaluation of energy conservation standards for electric motors. Written comments on these subjects from the public are encouraged.

DATES:  Meeting: A webinar will be held on Tuesday, 5 April 2022, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. See section IV, "Public Participation," for webinar registration information, participant instructions and information about the capabilities available to webinar participants.

Comments: Written comments and information will be accepted on or before, 2 May 2022.

This notification of a webinar and availability of preliminary technical support document and the request for information notified as G/TBT/N/USA/873/Add.2 are identified by Docket Number EERE-2020-BT-STD-0007. The Docket Folder is available from Regulations.gov at https://www.regulations.gov/docket/EERE-2020-BT-STD-0007/document and provides access to primary documents as well as comments received. Documents are also accessible from Regulations.gov by searching the Docket Number. WTO Members and their stakeholders are asked to submit comments and information on the preliminary technical support document to the USA TBT Enquiry Point by or before 4pm Eastern Time on 2 May 2022. Comments received by the USA TBT Enquiry Point from WTO Members and their stakeholders will be shared with the regulator and will also be submitted to the Docket on Regulations.gov if received within the comment period.

Previous actions notified under the symbol G/TBT/N/USA/873 are identified by Docket Number EERE-2010-BT-STD-0027. The Docket Folder is available on Regulations.gov at https://www.regulations.gov/docket/EERE-2010-BT-STD-0027/document and provides access to primary and supporting documents as well as comments received. Documents are also accessible from Regulations.gov by searching the Docket Number.

G/TBT/N/USA/1481/Rev.1 - Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedure for Electric Motors; Notice of proposed rulemaking and request for comment published 17 December 2021 and identified by Docket Number EERE-2020-BT-TP-0011. The Docket Folder is available on Regulations.gov at https://www.regulations.gov/docket/EERE-2020-BT-TP-0011/document and provides access to primary documents as well as comments received. Documents are also accessible from Regulations.gov by searching the Docket Number.  Final date for comments was 15 February 2022. 

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