Acquisition Regulations: Export Control
On June 12, 2013, the Department of Energy (DOE) published a proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register (78 FR 35195) to amend the Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation (DEAR) to add export control requirements applicable to the performance of DOE contracts. The public comment period ended on July 12, 2013. The reopening of the public comment period ends on August 23, 2013.
Standards for Business Practices and Communication Protocols for Public Utilities
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proposes to incorporate by reference in its regulations Version 003 of the Standards for Business Practices and Communication Protocols for Public Utilities adopted by the Wholesale Electric Quadrant (WEQ) of the North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB). These standards modify NAESB's WEQ Version 002 and Version 002.1 Standards.