Agency Request for Comments on Draft Solicitation for Renewable Energy Projects and Efficient Energy Projects
The Loan Programs Office (LPO) of the Department of Energy (DOE) announces availability of a draft of a potential future solicitation for Federal Loan Guarantees for Renewable Energy Projects and Efficient Energy Projects. LPO invites comments regarding the draft of the potential future solicitation.
Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedures for Residential Clothes Washers
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposes to revise its test procedures for residential clothes washers established under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act. The proposed amendments would codify test procedure guidance that DOE has issued in response to frequently asked questions, clarify additional provisions within the test procedures, provide improved organization of each section, and correct formatting errors in DOE's clothes washer test procedures.
Revision of Department of Energy's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Regulations
The Department of Energy (DOE) publishes a final rule to amend the existing regulations that establish procedures by which records may be requested from all DOE offices pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Today's final rule increases the per page rate for paper copy reproductions. This final rule also makes changes to bring the regulations into compliance with the 1996, 2007, and 2009 statutory amendments to the FOIA, and to reflect minor changes in the DOE's internal organizational structure.