[#SmartGrid #スマートグリッド] DoE(エネルギー省)が家電品の厳しい消費電力規制の前に各企業から製品スペックを収集 =>

アメリカのスマートグリッドに対する取り組みは非常に速い。
電力を消費する家電品の現状を捉え、総合的な判断を元に、国内の電化製品の消費電力の規準が今後制定されるが、制定以後、規準に準拠していない家電品は販売が制限される、という事も方針として盛り込まれている。

DOE Steps Lead to Significant Increase in Compliance with Energy Efficiency Reporting Requirements

January 12, 2010

The Department of Energy announced today that it has received certifications for over 600,000 residential appliances in 15 different product categories in response to the Department’s enhanced energy efficiency enforcement efforts. DOE recently announced that manufacturers had until January 8, 2010 to submit correct energy use data to the Department of Energy before aggressive enforcement actions were taken. The certification data provided by 160 different manufacturers will allow DOE to review manufacturers’ compliance with minimum energy efficiency standards and take action to ensure that products are delivering the energy and cost savings required by law. DOE will continue to accept certification reports that were sent by mail and postmarked by January 8th.

“The Department of Energy’s newly enhanced enforcement efforts are greatly improving the quality of the energy efficiency information available to DOE and the American consumer,” said DOE’s General Counsel Scott Blake Harris. “Moving forward, we will aggressively pursue all manufacturers who have failed to comply with these certification requirements or whose products violate the country’s energy efficiency standards.”

Under federal law, manufacturers of a range of household appliances are required to certify with the Department that their models meet DOE’s minimum appliance conservation standards. DOE has made clear that failure to submit these energy use reports violates the Energy Policy Conservation Act of 1975 and will result in enforcement by the Department, including civil penalties or fines.

These certification reports provide DOE with critical information to ensure that American consumers are buying products that deliver significant energy and cost savings. DOE will immediately begin reviewing the filings and will aggressively enforce any violations.

Posted via email from Ippei’s @CloudNewsCenter info database

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