Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy December 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Request for Information (RFI) on Identifying Opportunities To Address Barriers for Lowering the Cost and Risk of Geothermal Drilling
Document Number: 2017-27188
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-18
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) on Identifying Opportunities to Address Barriers for Lowering the Cost and Risk of Geothermal Drilling. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is specifically interested in information on defining major challenges in geothermal drilling and identifying opportunities in research and development and process improvement, including opportunities to collaborate on best practices with other drilling industries.
Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee: Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-27072
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-15
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act, requires that agencies publish notice of an advisory committee meeting in the Federal Register.
Wind Industry Partnership Summit
Document Number: 2017-27069
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-15
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
This notice announces that the Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) intends to hold a Wind Industry Partnership Summit (``Summit'') in Washington, DC, on January 24-25, 2018. WETO invests in energy science research and development (R&D) activities that enable innovation, advance U.S. wind systems, reduce the cost of electricity, and accelerate the deployment of wind power. In an effort to ensure that DOE's research and development priorities continue to benefit the wind energy industry, WETO is hosting this summit to share innovative technologies that may be beneficial to your firm and engage industry leaders in a dialogue about the future of public research and development laboratory R&D investments.
Agency Information Collection Extension, With Changes
Document Number: 2017-26056
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-04
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), this notice announces that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is forwarding an information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. With this information collection request DOE intends to extend with changes for three years with the OMB, the Certification Reports, Compliance Statements, Application for a Test Procedure Waiver, and Recordkeeping for Consumer Products and Commercial/Industrial Equipment subject to Energy or Water Conservation Standards Package under OMB No. 1910-1400.