Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy August 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Decision and Order Denying a Waiver to Felix Storch, Inc. (FSI) From the Department of Energy Residential Refrigerator and Refrigerator-Freezer Test Procedures
Document Number: 2014-19768
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-20
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice of its decision and order (Case No. RF-038) denying Felix Storch, Inc. a waiver from the DOE electric refrigerator and refrigerator-freezer test procedures used for determining the energy consumption of residential refrigerator-freezers for the basic models set forth in its petition for waiver. The decision and order continues to require that the currently applicable DOE test procedure be used when testing the company's Keg Beer Coolers, Assisted Living Refrigerator-freezers and Ultra-Compact Hotel Refrigerators.
Request for Information on Landscape Design for Sustainable Bioenergy Systems
Document Number: 2014-19767
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-20
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on its Request for Information (RFI) regarding Landscape Design for Sustainable Bioenergy Systems. The purpose of this RFI is to solicit feedback from bioenergy stakeholders on landscape design approaches that integrate cellulosic bioenergy feedstock production into existing agricultural and forestry systems while maintaining or enhancing environmental and socio- economic sustainability including ecosystem services and food, feed, and fiber production.
Physical Characterization of Grid-Connected Commercial and Residential Buildings End-Use Equipment and Appliances
Document Number: 2014-19297
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-14
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is announcing the availability of a Framework Document for the physical characterization of grid-connected building's end-use equipment and appliances. DOE welcomes written comments and relevant data from interested parties on any subject within the scope of this framework. A copy of the Framework Document is available at: https://www.regulations.gov/ #!documentDetail;D=EERE-2014-BT-NOA-0016-0022.
Wind and Water Power Technologies Office; Request for Information
Document Number: 2014-19295
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-14
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on its Request for Information (RFI) to help inform DOE's research and development activities related to Distributed Generation from Wind Energy Systems.
Request for Information (RFI) on Advanced Manufacturing Office Software Tools
Document Number: 2014-18570
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-06
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on its Request for Information (RFI) number DE-FOA-0001165 regarding Advanced Manufacturing Office Software Tools. The RFI document is posted at https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/. EERE's Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) seeks information from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on issues related to market opportunities to enhance and expand upon certain AMO system software tools and related assets. At the present time these software tool resources/assets are primarily maintained and managed by the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Manufacturing Office. This RFI seeks information to assist with the transition of these resources to be primarily or solely managed by a third party (or parties). AMO is particularly interested in business strategies to ensure: The resource content is maintained, improved and enhanced. The resources remain available to the industrial sector. The current and future market needs for these system assets are addressed. Adaptation to rapidly changing and progressing electronic and IT infrastructure is embraced and addressed. This is solely a request for information and not a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). EERE is not accepting applications.